Politico Morning Tech NetChoice President Steve DelBianco called the new taxes “a desperate bid to help French companies compete,” he said. “Just a month after President Macron promised to grow France’s flailing tech industry, his government imposed these taxes to knee-cap American competitors.”
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Steve DelBianco is Executive Director of NetChoice, where he works with members to set and execute the NetChoice agenda.
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Today NetChoice applauded the US Trade Representative for investigating and considering action against the French Digital Services Tax (DST), which would impose a 3% tax on gross revenue from businesses with annual revenue of $830 million globally. “In a desperate bid to help French companies compete, France designed new taxes to penalize America’s online leaders,” […]
Michigan Advance Steve DelBianco, CEO of NetChoice, a Virginia-based trade association of online and tech businesses, testified Thursday at the committee meeting on behalf of the data center market. He says that large data centers won’t even consider opening up shop in Michigan until there is data center-friendly legislation. “We encourage Michigan, in this respect, […]
The Hill Steve DelBianco, the president of tech trade group NetChoice, called the criticisms “predictable.” “It plays to their base to show that they’re standing up to big companies and that they care about election security, privacy, violent and extreme content.”
Wall Street Journal In a week in which our nation is wondering how to stop hateful speech online, Dennis Prager (“Don’t Let Google Get Away With Censorship,” op-ed, Aug. 7) complains about platforms applying their community standards when filtering videos and other content created by users. Mr. Prager’s complaint, “Our videos are restricted only because […]
Ben Carson, the secretary for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, recently sued Facebook for failing to show certain housing ads to all 218 million Americans who use Facebook. Rather than just prosecuting the advertisers who placed the ads, Carson wants to hold Facebook liable for discrimination in how these advertisers directed their ads to be […]
This week, lawmakers from across the country convene in Los Angeles for the National Conference of State Legislatures, where they will hopefully attend to threats to America’s small businesses and consumers from an onslaught of new internet sales tax obligations. Newly emboldened state tax collectors are aggressively imposing sales tax obligations on businesses with no […]
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