Entries by NetChoice

Tattletale Tax Reporting Law Violates Consumer Privacy, Coloradans Say

Overwhelming Majority Say State Should Not Be Collecting Personal Information on Shopping Habits, NetChoice Survey Finds An overwhelming majority of Coloradans believe a state law forcing online and catalog businesses to report personal purchase information to state tax authorities is an invasion of privacy, per a new NetChoice survey of Colorado residents.* Residents also view the […]

Before It’s News – CEI Joins Coalition Letter Supporting Email Privacy Act

Before It’s News – CEI Joins Coalition Letter Supporting Email Privacy Act We, the undersigned civil society organizations, companies and trade associations, write to express our support for the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387). The Act updates the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that sets standards for government access to private internet communications, […]

Martindale.com – Colorado: US Supreme Court Leaves Notice and Reporting Requirement Intact

Martindale.com – Colorado: US Supreme Court Leaves Notice and Reporting Requirement Intact Similarly, Bloomberg pointed to a statement by the executive director of NetChoice, in which he expressed concern that because the Supreme Court did not choose to take on the DMA case, “states will now be unrestrained in passing new ‘tattletale reporting’ laws that […]

Stubhub Concourse – Positive Tickets Legislation Introduced in Virginia and Missouri

Stubhub Concourse – Positive Tickets Legislation Introduced in Virginia and Missouri In Virginia, this legislation has quickly gained the attention of fans and media. The Richmond Times Dispatch published two articles highlighting that the bill would (link is external) “protect the right of Virginians to buy an event ticket and to give it away as […]

Op-ed: We now collect enough internet sales taxes to cut the tax rate

By Jonathan Johnson, Chairman of the Board of Overstock.com Utah’s Gov. Gary Herbert and other internet tax proponents proclaim Utah’s uncollected e-commerce sales tax has reached $200 million a year. It’s a large number. And it’s largely wrong. Supposedly, the shortfall results from out-of-state e-commerce retailers not collecting Utah sales taxes. But is $200 million […]

Richmond Times Dispatch – Markus Schmidt: Albo bill could clear hurdle for resale of concert tickets

Richmond Times Dispatch – Markus Schmidt: Albo bill could clear hurdle for resale of concert tickets Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, a Washington-based trade association of e-commerce businesses and online consumers, said that while the delegate’s proposal is brief, it would protect consumers’ rights. “When people buy an event ticket they can give that […]

Richmond Times Dispatch – Stuck with a paperless ticket to a game or show? Albo bill would make it easier to sell in Va.

Richmond Times Dispatch – Stuck with a paperless ticket to a game or show? Albo bill would make it easier to sell in Va. “Restricted ticketing is not a surgical solution, it’s a treatment that’s worse than the disease,” said Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, a Washington-based trade association of e-commerce businesses and online […]