[linux-dvb] Re: tv license

Sergei Haller Sergei.Haller at math.uni-giessen.de
Tue Feb 22 14:36:09 CET 2005


On Tue, 22 Feb 2005, Niklas Peinecke (NP) wrote:

NP> > If you buy any TV receiving equipment in the UK, you hve to expect the
NP> > seller to inform TV licensing of your purchase!
NP> > 
NP> You surely live in Orwell's own country! In Germany, there is no such
NP> information chain -- yet, although I think the GEZ (our tv licensing
NP> institution over here) would love to have such a thing.

in Germany, whenever you move from one address to another, the town hall 
(Einwohnermeldeamt im Rathaus) informs the GEZ and they just _assume_ you 
need a tv licence.

c ya
        Sergei
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