Category «Legislative»

CongressLine – Internet Taxation – Who Will Prevail?

The Impact of the Internet Taxation Issue

There is no doubt that the issue of Internet taxation is weighing heavily upon interest groups and associations here and abroad. Studies,

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation, Tax

CongressLine – Online Privacy at the Crossroads: Where do we go from here?

Hearings

In July, members of the Federal Trade Commission and industry appeared before the subcommittee on Telecommunications Trade and Consumer Protection of the House committee on Commerce

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation, Privacy

CongressLine – Cracking Down on Domain Name Bandits

Carol M. Morrissey has been a Legislative Specialist in Washington, D.C. for 14 years. She is a lawyer and legislative expert who has authored a

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation, Domain Names

CongressLine – The Virginia Internet Policy Act

In December of 1998, the Governor’s Commission on Information Technology held its first meeting (“The State’s Role in Responsible Internet Growth“) at which the Commission

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Web Accessibility Guidelines: Striving Toward Universal Access

The Law of the Land

The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 were signed into law on August 7, 1998 as title IV of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-220). (The text of section

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – The Child Online Protection Act: Decency and the Internet Revisited

What is harmful to minors

The new legislation places a prohibition on the commercial distribution over the Web of material that is harmful to minors. The crafters of COPA believe their bill is

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – The United States Embraces a Digital Millennium

Battle Lines on the Homefront

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which was originally designed as implementing legislation, became fraught with controversy as more and more provisions

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail: Spam for the Masses

In June of 1997, Sen. Torricelli (D-NJ) jumped on the bandwagon and introduced “The Electronic Mailbox Protection Act of 1997.” S. 875 has the same “opt-out”, sender

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Combating Online Piracy

Hearings

Hard on the heels of the introduction of the bill, the Courts and Intellectual Property subcommittee held its first hearing on H.R. 2652, prompting industry to suspect that the

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Internet Taxation: Caution – Falling Rock Zone Ahead

CongressLine Internet Taxation: Caution – Falling Rock Zone Ahead

by Carol M. Morrissey

Carol M. Morrissey has been the Legislative Specialist for the Washington, D. C. office of Chicago’s Sidley & Austin for 11 years. She is a lawyer and legislative expert who has also authored a Congressional update column for the last 4 years.

(Posted July 22, 1997; Archived November 1, 1997)

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation, Tax
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