Internet tax

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FCC Wants to Tax Broadband

Tech companies line up to lobby for and against

(Newser) - The FCC is considering imposing a tax on all broadband Internet services to help pay for expanded access to, well, broadband services. The move has gotten lots of attention from tech companies, but little from anyone else, the Hill reports. "If members of Congress understood that the FCC is... More »

Net-Access Tax Ban Extended

Bush signs a 7-year extension on moratorium set to expire tomorrow

(Newser) - President Bush today signed a seven-year extension for a bill that bans taxes on internet access, the AP reports. The ban was first approved in 1998, has been renewed twice since, and was to expire tomorrow. Both houses of Congress supported a permanent ban, but worries over the bill's effect... More »

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