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Senate embraces Internet taxes

Senators vote 75 to 24 to glue an endorsement of Internet sales taxes onto a Democratic budget bill, despite opponents predicting the idea is antibusiness and a "bureaucratic nightmare."

By Mar. 22, 2013

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Internet tax proposal up for a vote in Senate this week

Internet tax supporters, with backing from Walmart, Macy's, and Best Buy, are hoping a Senate vote will give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales tax when shopping online.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Internet sales tax, here we come?

A Senate vote on the first ever Internet sales tax, which is backed by Walmart, Target, and Best Buy, could come as soon as next week.

By Apr. 18, 2013

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Looming Internet sales tax bill jolts consumers, retailers

The U.S. Senate begins debate on a proposed law that would require Internet retailers to collect sales taxes around the country, despite objections from online sellers that the bill goes too far.

By Apr. 22, 2013

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Internet tax bill targets all digital downloads

The U.S. Senate is set to vote Monday on a tax bill that would levy new fees on people who download digital products including movies, music, apps, and even WordPress themes.

By May. 6, 2013

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Porn-friendly .xxx domains are a go

ICANN's board ends more than seven years of wrangling and reversals by voting to approve .xxx domains.

By Mar. 18, 2011

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Will Supreme Court protect your right to resell your own stuff?

Justices hear arguments in case pitting large copyright holders -- who want the ability to limit the resale of certain items -- against librarians, museums, and Internet auction sites.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Hawaiian Internet-dossier bill is dead... for now

Rep. John Mizuno says that after "thousands of e-mails," he's decided to pull the plug on his data retention bill--but will try again in 2013.

By Jan. 31, 2012

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Senators rally opposition to Internet sales taxes

Ron Wyden and Kelly Ayotte offer a nonbinding resolution to counter a bill that would end with Amazon.com collecting sales taxes.

By Nov. 2, 2011

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Hawaiian politician backs away from Web dossier law

A state legislator who proposed requiring Internet providers to record every Web site their customers visited is now backing away from the idea.

By Jan. 26, 2012