"...while larger corporations would pay more taxes for the opposite reason."
They don't pay now, why would they pay more? The money you think you are going to tax will be spent on upper management salaries and bonuses even more than they are now just as a way of avoiding the tax.
Three little pigs rocks! I have the Green Jello Cereal Killer CD but I found out they later changed their name to Green Jelly, because you know when the CD goes into the player you might accidentally grab a spoon or something, wtf?!
And this is why I don't think I'll ever technically pirate anything:
"to take or appropriate without right or leave and with intent to keep or make use of wrongfully"
No matter how I obtain it - I'm ALWAYS willing to give it back when I'm done!
It's really too bad that when I pay for it I can't actually return the software if it doesn't fulfill my needs, something doesn't seem quite right about that. Almost anything else I buy allows a return for refund.