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Internet Tax is Now Permanently Banned

(Feb 2016)

In 1998, Representative Christopher Cox and Senator Ron Wyden authored the Internet Tax Freedom Act (“the Act”). The purpose of the Act was to promote the commercial, educational, and informational potential of the Internet, without burdening its usage with customary taxes. The Act bars federal, state, and local governments from taxing Internet access and from

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No Strings Attached: Indian Regulatory Authority Declares Free, Facebook- Sponsored Mobile Internet a Violation of Net Neutrality Principles

(Feb 2016)

On Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) enacted a formal regulation prohibiting the imposition of discriminatory tariffs by data service providers.   Although the regulations apply to all Indian telecom service providers, the ruling is widely seen as a response to Facebook’s “Free Basics” program.  This program allows users in developing countries free access

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Is Technology Stealing Your Job as a Young Lawyer?

(Feb 2016)

At the most recent meeting of the ABA’s House of Delegates several interesting proposals were discussed, including a resolution urging the United States to record its oral arguments and to make the videotapes available to the public. However, this was far from the most controversial item on the ABA’s agenda. Resolution 105, which was adopted

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