Entries by Carl Szabo

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 […]

Tax Connections – Online Sales Tax Bill Defeated In SD Supreme Court

Tax Connections – Online Sales Tax Bill Defeated In SD Supreme Court However, as Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, said in a statement, “This ruling gives the state what it wanted all along—a case they could appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.” South Dakota was hoping for a quick decision so the matter would […]

Internet Retailer – Congress discusses a bill that would stop states from expanding online sales tax collection

Internet Retailer – Congress discusses a bill that would stop states from expanding online sales tax collection Christopher Cox, outside counsel for NetChoice, a national trade association that represents online retailers, testified today that Congress should act to keep small online retailers from having to assume the expense of applying the sales tax laws that […]