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Unformatted text preview: both user fees, or taxes on people who pay for the Internet in their home, and sales taxes on the business transactions on the Net. Another factor in the tax debate is the interest groups that lobby Congress to prevent Internet taxes. There is quite an impressive Internet lobby that comes together whenever tax bills are proposed. Government, especially the national government has an elaborate agenda of issues it would seem it wants to regulate on the Net. It isn’t just taxes. Concern is raised about pornography, hate groups, terrorism, even chat rooms are topics of Congressional threats to regulate. The Internet lobby is opposed to any government regulation and mobilizes whenever they see a threat. So far the lobby has won the day....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course POS POS2041 taught by Professor Dr.feinman during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10