Sunday, August 26, 2012


Tax access to the Internet?

No doubt brought to you by that party of transparency and accessibility, the Democratic Party.

FCC eyes tax on Internet service
By Brendan Sasso - The Hill

The Federal Communications Commission is eyeing a proposal to tax broadband Internet service.

The move would funnel money to the Connect America Fund, a subsidy the agency created last year to expand Internet access.

The FCC issued a request for comments on the proposal in April. Dozens of companies and trade associations have weighed in, but the issue has largely flown under the public's radar.

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