Entries by NetChoice

Morning Tech 06/07/18 – Wayfair Update

Morning Tech 06/07/18 – Wayfair Update Also in Pistiche The prevailing wisdom heading into April’s arguments was that the court was likely to uphold the South Dakota law — though there was more question about that idea after the nine justices questioned both sides’ attorneys. Now, Carl Szabo of NetChoice, a group that has long […]

Steve Joins Jim Blasingame on Small Business Advoacte

How Will the Supreme Court Rule on Remote Sales Tax? Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to review the remote sales tax decision before the Supreme Court and predict how they will rule on the complicated and controversial issue.   The Trump Administration is Taking on States that Limit Entrepreneurial Activity. Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame […]

The Daily Caller – Conservative Principles Don’t Justify Silencing Conservatives

The Daily Caller – Conservative Principles Don’t Justify Silencing Conservatives Carl Szabo — general counsel for NetChoice, a trade association representing Facebook, Google and other Big Tech entities — argued in TheDC that conservatives don’t have free speech on social media platforms. According to Szabo, the core conservative principles of limited government and opposition to […]

Daily Caller – Conservative Principles Don’t Justify Silencing Conservatives

Daily Caller – Conservative Principles Don’t Justify Silencing Conservatives Carl Szabo — general counsel for NetChoice, a trade association representing Facebook, Google and other Big Tech entities — argued in TheDC that conservatives don’t have free speech on social media platforms. According to Szabo, the core conservative principles of limited government and opposition to state […]

The Roanoke Times – Virginia Supreme Court ruling on license plates creates dangerous speed bumps for law enforcement

The Roanoke Times – Virginia Supreme Court ruling on license plates creates dangerous speed bumps for law enforcement A license plate number would not be “personal information” because there is nothing about a license plate number that inherently “describes, locates or indexes anything about an individual.” Without something connecting the license plate number to an […]

USNewsCo – Austin rental bike, scooter rules debut to mixed reaction by companies

USNewsCo – Austin rental bike, scooter rules debut to mixed reaction by companies NetChoice, a trade association of eCommerce and online businesses, says the rules would make it “nearly impossible for dockless bike providers to run a viable service for city residents.” “If Austin had the choice back when they started their docked bike-sharing system, the city would surely have chosen […]

9th Circuit Decision Scores a Big Win For Ridesharing Drivers and Riders of Seattle

Washington D.C. – NetChoice applauds today’s 9th Circuit decision in US Chamber v City of Seattle.  The Court struck down Seattle’s 2015 ordinance as it violated antitrust laws.  Had it been allowed to stand, Seattle’s Ordinance would have enabled collusion by ridesharing drivers and empowered them to form cartels and collectively bargain against ridesharing platforms. “This is a victory for riders and drivers in Seattle’s […]

KXAN Austin – E-scooters in Austin must lock to bike rack or have geo-fencing tech

KXAN Austin – E-scooters in Austin must lock to bike rack or have geo-fencing tech NetChoice says the rules would make it “nearly impossible for dockless bike providers to run a viable service for city residents.” “If Austin had the choice back when they started their docked bike-sharing system, the city would surely have chosen dockless over docked […]

Bloomberg Law – Iowa Governor Signals Support for Tax Reform Package

Bloomberg Law – Iowa Governor Signals Support for Tax Reform Package While S.F. 2417 was generally applauded by business groups, the e-commerce trade association NetChoice said the modifications to the sales and use tax regime would have dangerous impacts on the travel and technology sectors of the state economy. NetChoice also warned that provisions dealing […]