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internet tax

No, an internet tax won't save journalism -- or newspapers

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As the traditional media business continues to flounder, a number of people seem to think that Guardian investigative editor David Leigh has come up with a smart new idea for saving journalism and newspapers in particular — namely, a tax on internet service providers that would be used to finance...
No, an internet tax won't save journalism -- or newspapers

Internet tax proposal up for a vote in Senate this week

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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 taxes when shopping online. [Read more]...
Internet tax proposal up for a vote in Senate this week

Amazon to start collecting 6.35% sales tax in Connecticut this November, plans $50m facility

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Connecticut state officials are reporting that Amazon has agreed to begin collecting a 6.35 percent sales tax on products bought within the state, starting November 2013. As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, this news follows Amazon’s previously stern insistence that it is “not obligated to abide by the state’s Internet tax law because it does not have a...
Amazon to start collecting 6.35% sales tax in Connecticut this November, plans $50m facility
Issa to Reddit: It's 'abundantly clear' lawmakers don't understand how new laws will impact the Internet

Internet sales tax: who's for it, who's against & what comes next

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Congress, retailers and the tech community are buzzing about a so-called “Internet tax” that will pass the Senate any day now. The proposed law has made for strange allies (Amazon and conservative Republicans are both supporters) and confused consumers. Here’s a plain English explanation of the tax, the debate and...
Internet sales tax: who's for it, who's against & what comes next

NY's highest court: Your Internet tax break days are done

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Next stop United States Supreme Court? That's looking increasingly likely as a state court rejects claims from Amazon and Overstock.com. [Read more]...
NY's highest court: Your Internet tax break days are done
Why the world needs a new tax system for the digital age

U.N. could tax U.S.-based Web sites, leaked docs show

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Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators, who want Apple, Google, and other Web companies to pay to deliver content, is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December. [Read more]...
U.N. could tax U.S.-based Web sites, leaked docs show

Is the government going to tax your e-mail? Only on Fox

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Berkeley City Councilman Gordon Wozniak has floated the idea of an e-mail tax, knowing it couldn't go anywhere. Berkeleyside / Lance Knobel Fox News is known for its conservative viewpoint on a variety of issues, and that includes being anti-tax. So it's no surprise that a Fox reporter, having...
Is the government going to tax your e-mail? Only on Fox

European telcoms defend leaked proposal for U.N. Internet tax

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Requiring content providers to pay based on usage is an "innovative" change to the way the Internet currently works and will create a more "fair" environment, European telecommunications companies claim. [Read more]...
European telcoms defend leaked proposal for U.N. Internet tax

UN’s ITU wants to tax biggest US websites including Google and Apple

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The United Nations is considering a new internet tax for U.S. websites/content providers including Google and Apple, according to leaked proposals from the European Telecommunications Network Operators Association… The United Nations is considering a new Internet tax targeting the largest Web content providers, including Google, Facebook, Apple, and Netflix, that...
UN’s ITU wants to tax biggest US websites including Google and Apple

UN’s ITU wants to tax biggest US websites including Google and Apple

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The United Nations is considering a new internet tax for U.S. websites and content providers including Google and Apple, according to leaked proposals from the European Telecommunications Network Operators Association: The United Nations is considering a new Internet tax targeting the largest Web content providers, including Google, Facebook, Apple, and Netflix, that...
UN’s ITU wants to tax biggest US websites including Google and Apple

Booting Up: Maybe You'd Be More Qualified If You Were a College Dropout

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(Photo: flickr.com/kla4067) In a talk at DLD, Ben Horowitz revealed that his VC firm had closed (non-seed) investments in a mere 24 companies, most of them created by “college dropouts with insane ideas going after tiny markets with no way to monetize.” [TechCrunch] France is considering creating an Internet tax, levied...
Booting Up: Maybe You'd Be More Qualified If You Were a College Dropout
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