August 3, 2001

House panel passes Web-tax ban

Author: JT Smith

Reuters reports that the U.S. House of Representatives' Judiciary subcommittee voted Thursday to bar states from taxing Internet access. Furthermore, the panel voted to extend a ban on other Internet-related taxes for another five years. While certainly a major decision by an influential panel, plans that reach the House floor could face potentially fatal opposition. Story posted at CNET
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