Lebanon backtracks on plan to tax voice calls made over the internet
Lebanon has decided to backtrack on a policy that would have resulted in a daily charge to users wanting to make voice calls over the internet.
The plan was to charge 20 cents per day for calls made over the web; including using services like WhatsApp and FaceTime Audio.
While it's a relatively small daily charge, Lebanon expected it to result in an extra $200 million per year for the cash-strapped government.
Lebanon recently declared an "economic emergency" and is currently in the process of...