Consumers Union of Japan

  1. Japan Ponders "iPod Tax"

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Japan may introduce a private copying levy on sales of portable digital music players and digital hard-disc recorders, according to media reports. The government's Cultural Affairs Agency will this week propose introduction of such a levy, wh ...

  2. Japanese Gov't Nixes 'iPod Tax'

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final thumbs-down by a Japanese government committee. A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final t ...

  3. Japanese Gov't Nixes 'iPod Tax'

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final thumbs-down by a Japanese government committee. A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final t ...

  4. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. TOKYO -- As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended ...

  5. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the ...

  6. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the ...

  7. Reports: Japan iPod Tax Report Due

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a report due out tomorrow (Nov. 11), a Japanese government committee is expected to recommend that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least two In a report due out tomorrow (Nov. 11 ...