Philadelphia requires bloggers who earn income to buy licence

This is one of the dumbest things I’ve ever heard in my life. Yes, you read that headline correctly. The City of Philadelphia now requires bloggers who are honest enough to report any income on their income tax return to purchase either an annual $50 licence or a $300 lifetime licence. This is truly government gone wild, in my opinion. These business activities are usually not even hosted on servers located in the city. Also, what if you only blogged while travelling and not in the city itself? What a hornet’s nest of bureaucracy and red tape!

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