No Toll on Info Superhighway

Taxing internet service would be like taxing TV or telephone.

Pols: Ban Net-Access Tax Forever
By Joanna Glasner

If a coalition of congressmen has its way, the government’s temporary moratorium on Internet-access taxes could soon become permanent.

This week, a House of Representatives committee is expected to consider a proposal that would bar states from imposing levies on Internet service, but would not affect their ability to collect sales taxes.