Taxes--why your cell phone bill is so high

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presses for Internet freedom, Apple announces subscription services for its App Store, and a report shows taxes on mobile phone bills vary quite a bit state to state.

Links from Wednesday's episode of Loaded:

  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a few details on the State Department's plans to ensure a global freedom for the Internet

  • The Obama administration's proposed 2012 budget would increase budget for national cybersecurity and research

  • LeapFrog unveils the LeapPad Explorer, a tablet for children, due out this summer

  • Apple announces its subscription policies for its App Store

  • A new report from KSE Partners shows that taxes on wireless services are higher than ever and vary quite a bit state to state

  • Logitech updates its LifeSize Video Center program to work with iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

  • A German man wins honorable mention at the World Press Photo Contest for pictures of Google Street View tragedies


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