Four-Year Internet Tax Ban Plan Wins Key Vote
- Battle for broadband customers may be decided by regulators. Bethel, Amber // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/6/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p7
Reports on the possible standardization of DSL high-speed Internet access in the U.S. Advantage of standardization for consumers; Estimates on the number of DSL subscribers in the country; Projections on the increase in the global DSL market.
- Stripping Taxes From Web Access. Brody-Waite, Brooke // Multichannel News;4/26/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p38
Focuses on a bill that will make permanent the Internet access tax moratorium that was passed in the U.S. Congress in 1998. Provisions of the bill; Date set for the Senate vote on the bill; Ways by which the bill would eliminate discriminatory taxes on digital subscriber line service;...
- See No Evil: Bill Wishes To Filter `Harmful' Sites. MELILLO, WENDY // MediaWeek;03/08/99, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p36
Focuses on The Children's Internet Protection Act sponsored by United States Senator John McCain. Information on the 1996 Telecommunications Act; Provision of the bill; Stand of the People for American Way on the legislation.
- Dick Bryan's misguided meddling in cyberspace. Muska, D. Dowd // Las Vegas Business Press;11/06/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 44, p5
Discusses the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), sponsored by Senators Dick Bryan and John McCain. Arguments of Bryan on why he proposed the bill; Requirement for the United States Federal Trade Commission to mandate regulations for commercial web sites which collect personal...
- DSL Tax On The Way? Barrett, Randy // Inter@ctive Week;09/13/99, Vol. 6 Issue 37, p16
Focuses on the proposed tax for digital subscriber line (DSL) technology. Plans of Bell Atlantic company to create an Escrow fund in connection with the issue; Regulations on telecommunication service tax.
- U.S. Telecom Reform Legislation Finally Unveiled. // TelecomWeb News Digest;9/16/2005, p3
The article reports on a proposed bill at the U.S. House of Representatives that would give the same regulatory treatment to all broadband Internet services regardless of service provider and technology delivery categories, as of September 2005. It would ask the 109th U.S. Congress to create a...
- Local not lekker for ISPs. Kelly, Benedict // Finweek;8/31/2006, p18
The article reports on the implications of a new ADSL regulations on Internet service providers (ISP) in South Africa. According to industry experts, ISPs are set to be the big losers after the recently released regulations governing the provision of ADSL services. Among the clauses, the one...
- McCain: Bolster Online Privacy Safeguards. McManigal, Barney // Multichannel News;05/29/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p51
Reports that United States Senator John McCain has stressed that it is time to craft stronger online privacy laws because the Internet and electronic commerce are reaching more Americans than ever before. Results of the Federal Trade Commission's online privacy study; Success of the...
- Multistate Taxation. Danowitz, Steve // Corporate Business Taxation Monthly;Dec99, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p41
Reports on the release of a bill by U.S. Senator John McCain that will expand and make permanent key provisions of Internet Tax Freedom Act. Act of consigning inventory to a customer in Arizona; Decision of Virginia to join the majority of states that double-weight the sales factor for...