Entries by NetChoice

POLITICO – Former congressman lobbying for NetChoice on sex-trafficking bill

POLITICO – Former congressman lobbying for NetChoice on sex-trafficking bill “It’s the right aim, the right idea — but in some subtle yet critical respects, the wrong approach,” Cox said of SESTA in an email. “Proper application of the existing statute will punish the guilty while protecting the innocent.” … “One of the things we’re […]

The Consumerist – Why You Should Care About South Dakota’s Controversial Online Sales Tax Law

The Consumerist – Why You Should Care About South Dakota’s Controversial Online Sales Tax Law Shortly after the law was passed, the state asked a judge to proactively declare that retailers must comply with the law. Coming at it from the other side, the American Catalog Mailers Association and NetChoice, an online retail trade group […]

eCommerce Bytes – New Developments in Online Sales Tax Debate

eCommerce Bytes – New Developments in Online Sales Tax Debate Some like NetChoice point to the fact states have a way to collect taxes on purchases made by residents from out-of-state retailers – they require their own citizens to pay “use” tax for transactions in which out-of-state retailers don’t collect the “sales” tax.  … NetChoice is […]

BNA Bloomberg – South Dakota Supreme Court Strikes Digital Sales Tax Statute

BNA Bloomberg – South Dakota Supreme Court Strikes Digital Sales Tax Statute Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, a Washington, D.C.-based internet commerce trade association, told Bloomberg BNA that if the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the case, NetChoice would be quick to back up smaller remote retailers, who DelBianco argues would be harmed the […]

Chicago Tonight WTTW – Geolocation Privacy Protection Act Awaits Action by Rauner

Chicago Tonight WTTW – Geolocation Privacy Protection Act Awaits Action by Rauner But it could be bad for users’ experience, says Carl Szabo, senior policy counsel for the trade association NetChoice which advocates for fewer restrictions on online businesses. “Having more pop-ups when you use your device or different pop-ups can create confusion,” Szabo said. […]

BNA Bloomberg – Daimler Backs Car-Sharing Startup Under Pressure From Hertz

BNA Bloomberg – Daimler Backs Car-Sharing Startup Under Pressure From Hertz While Turo is tiny compared with Uber Technologies Inc. or Airbnb Inc., the resistance it’s seeing from established players is reminiscent of what the larger upstarts faced from taxi and hotel companies, said Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, a trade group representing online […]

Associated Press – Indiana files lawsuit to defend out-of-state sales tax law

Associated Press – Indiana files lawsuit to defend out-of-state sales tax law The lawsuit is in response to another lawsuit the American Catalog Mailers Association and NetChoice filed in June challenging the state’s new sales tax law and its implementation. It aims to level the playing field between Indiana businesses and out-of-state businesses that sell […]