The Taxman in the Sky

Europe's mobile telephone market may be sagging but Dutch tech doyen Roel Pieper thinks he knows what the next market driver will be: a new type of wireless device installed in every vehicle in the Netherlands and eventually, he hopes, all across Europe. Pieper is the man behind MobiMiles (www.mobimiles.nl), a plan recently approved by the Dutch government that calls for a projected 10 million cars, trucks and motorcycles to be equipped with wireless tracking devices by 2006. The...

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