Martin: Keep Tax Ban

Hearn, Ted
October 2007
Multichannel News;10/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p14
The article reports on the announcement of U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin that he supports a long extension of the federal law that bans taxation of high-speed Internet access service provided by cable and telephone companies. He said that everything must be done to extend the moratorium on Internet taxes as long as possible.


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