Internet Governance

02/23/2021

Arizona lawmakers step into battle between app developers, tech giants

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

And there’s something else.

Carl Szabo, vice president of NetChoice, which opposes the legislation, warned lawmakers that the legislation runs afoul of various constitutional provisions, including the Commerce Clause that essentially prohibits states from giving a better treatment to their own residents — in this case, Arizona-based developers — than is available under state law to developers from other states.

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