About Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo is an expert in communications and Internet policy. As Policy Counsel, he analyzes tech-related legislative and regulatory initiatives relevant to online companies.
Entries by Carl Szabo
What if there was a bill that would make it easier for federal, state, and local law enforcement to prosecute sex-traffickers? What if the bill applied to sex-traffickers in back-alley streets or back-alley websites? What if the bill provided victims with automatic compensation, saving victims the pain and cost of a civil trial? What if […]
Now is the Time to Pass the Congressional House Bill, Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA) Thursday is National Human Trafficking Awareness day, to raise concern about one of the most heinous crimes occurring here and abroad. This modern-day sex slavery must be stopped. This means that we must arm law enforcement and […]
Small Business Advocate Radio – News on the long-running Internet sales tax debate What’s the difference between Obama’s and Trump’s version of net neutrality? Will the Trump net neutrality plan hurt your small business?
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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 […]
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 […]
digiBoston – Crutchfield sues Mass over online taxes, unions protest Siemens The Salem News also notes that NetChoice—a group representing online retailers like eBay and PayPal—is arguing “that the Baker administration doesn’t have the authority to tax businesses with no actual presence in Massachusetts.” READ MORE