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British Residents do directly pay for the BBC, and not via normal taxes like the US's PBS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Television_licensing_in_the_Uni...

That's a good point and since I pay it, I should have thought of that. It does seem more like a tax, since you pay it for having a T.V. regardless of weather you watch it or not.


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