Something is being seriously considered right now that would absolutely without a doubt make you think twice about writing and sending a text message — any text message.
That’s because the state of California is planning to vote next month on this text message tax proposal.
People are not so happy about this possibility.
Wait. Could this actually curb people's texting?
But hey, not everyone is completely against it.
Regulators say the money generated from pay-per-text would go towards programs that provide phone service to people with low resources.
No word yet on what kind of charges texters would be looking at, although it could reportedly cost consumers an extra $44 million a year.
You should know the wireless industry and other businesses are pushing back on this plan, saying it would more than likely pass on to other messaging services like Facebook Messenger and Apple’s iMessage.
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