Entries by Carl Szabo

BNA Bloomberg – Will Goodlatte’s Retirement Lead to Federal Digital Tax Solution?

BNA Bloomberg – Will Goodlatte’s Retirement Lead to Federal Digital Tax Solution? However, the congressman has nearly a year left on Capitol Hill, a period of time that won’t go to waste, Steve DelBianco, president and CEO of NetChoice, a Washington-based internet commerce trade association, told Bloomberg Tax. “There is still plenty of time for […]

Plain Text – Public Comments on the FTC Privacy and Security Workshop: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Plain Text – Public Comments on the FTC Privacy and Security Workshop: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Carl Szabo at NetChoice points out that such an approach effectively creates a “guilty before proven innocent” regime, and unjustly puts the burden of proof on the accused. Furthermore, such an arrangement has already been prohibited by the […]

Washington Post – Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking

Washington Post – Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking NetChoice, another Internet trade group that has brought lawsuits against state laws imposing sales tax mandates and privacy restrictions, used former congressman Chris Cox, who co-wrote the Communications Decency Act, to testify in the House last month that there were better ways […]

Roll Call – Sex Trafficking Bill Would Narrow Protections for Internet Companies

Roll Call – Sex Trafficking Bill Would Narrow Protections for Internet Companies But the narrowing has drawn opposition from NetChoice, an alliance that includes Facebook and eBay. The bill would would raise questions about why sex trafficking was given special treatment and other online crimes like terrorism were not, said former Rep. Christopher Cox, one of the […]

Zhong Sanchez – States Probing Boundaries of ‘Physical Presence’

Zhong Sanchez – States Probing Boundaries of ‘Physical Presence’ To no one’s surprise, this directive immediately was challenged by NetChoice, a trade association of internet companies and organizations dedicated to advancing the interests of e-commerce businesses and online consumers, and the American Catalog Mailers Association, with the plaintiffs advancing two arguments in their suit. READ […]