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Taxing Away Our Mobile Future

Have you ever taken a look at your cell phone bill and wondered why there were so many taxes applied to your bill? For example, there’s a state tax, local government tax, surcharges, additional fees, etc. I’ve always wonder...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Alabama Cable Customers Facing New Tax if Revenue Department Gets its Way

According to Yellowhammer, a blog covering everything from business and politics to sports and culture in Alabama, the state’s Department of Revenue is looking to increase the taxes paid by cable customers by charging a n...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Internet Taxation: Why It Matters in the Open Internet Debate

TAXATION – the one word that makes the average American cringe at its mention.  There’s income taxes, corporate taxes, Social Security taxes, property taxes and sales taxes to name a few. However, how would you feel if...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Open Internet: FCC Chair proposes reclassifying the internet as a public utility

Today the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, announced in an opinion piece that he will present a plan to the FCC to regulate Internet service providers as public utility carriers. Consumer advocates h...
by Adriana Maestas
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Congress Moving Toward Action on Net Neutrality

In less than one week the Federal Communications Commission is expected to release its new net neutrality rules.  Over the past year, yet another round of protracted and contentious debate has unfolded around the best means to...
by Kristal High
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NYC To Turn Some Of Its 12,000 Phone Booths Into Free Wifi Spots

Closing the Digital Divide with Public Wi-Fi

Public wi-fi access points are critical to closing the digital divide.
by Politic365 Staff
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What Tech Can Learn from Telecom

Tech companies must take a beat from telecom and plan for the longevity of diverse employees.
by Kristal High
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One-Size-Fits-All Internet Leaves America’s Poor In the Digital Dark Ages

In a tiered pricing world you only pay for the services you need.
by E.R. Barnette
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