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Net tops Congress's agenda

Both houses are dealing with high-profile Net issues, including online taxes and children's privacy.

Both houses are dealing with high-profile Net issues, including online taxes and children's privacy. A conference committee also is preparing to reconcile versions of a controversial Net copyright bill already passed in both houses.

Amendments for Net Tax Act?
lead story Two controversial proposals could be added, one limiting minors' access to adult material and the other repealing a domain tax that helps funds the Next Generation Internet.

Privacy bill passes Senate panel
update The Commerce Committee pushes ahead a bill requiring sites to get parental permission before gathering children's private data online.

Senate puts off Net tax bill
update After much political wrangling, the Internet Tax Freedom Act was expected to get its day on the Senate floor.

Committee to debate copyright bill
A joint-house conference committee will meet to hammer out final details in a controversial bill meant to further protect copyrights online.

Congress hashes Net copyrights
Lawmakers are reconciling bills that could forever change the rules for computer research and buying software or music online.

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