Digital Liberty RSS http://www.digitalliberty.net en-us admin_email This is the RSS Feed for Digital Liberty. Title II Bad For Business, Bad For Consumers http://www.digitalliberty.net/title-ii-bad-business-consumers-a274 The FCC has been pushed on reclassifying the internet under Title II, the same set of statutes that were used to govern Ma Bell when modern telecommunications was in its infancy in the 1940’s... 2014-08-28 14:14:04 http://www.digitalliberty.net/title-ii-bad-business-consumers-a274 Back to The Future: How a 2005 CBO Report Will Tell Us The Future http://www.digitalliberty.net/back-future-cbo-report-tell-a273 It's best to look at the past to predict the future. The FCC recently imposing auction restrictions on upcoming 600 MHz spectrum which will limit proceeds and spectrum development. A 2005 CBO a... 2014-08-08 16:50:49 http://www.digitalliberty.net/back-future-cbo-report-tell-a273 Texan Politicians Push Tax Increase On Internet Sales http://www.digitalliberty.net/texan-politicians-push-tax-increase-internet-a272 Some Texas politicians are supporting a congressional bill that would force online retailers to collect out of state taxes. The bill, the Market Place Fairness Act, would unnecessarily tax Tex... 2014-08-08 10:36:03 http://www.digitalliberty.net/texan-politicians-push-tax-increase-internet-a272 Opposition to the AT&T and DirecTV merger continues in spite of facts and lower costs http://www.digitalliberty.net/opposition-att-directv-merger-continues-spite-a271 After multiple Senate and House hearings the AT&T and DirecTV merger is one step closer to completion. However, opponents continue to falsely attack the two companies despite the facts showing ... 2014-07-24 10:50:50 http://www.digitalliberty.net/opposition-att-directv-merger-continues-spite-a271 Digital Liberty Executive Director, Katie McAuliffe Takes Action and Submits Net Neutrality Comments http://www.digitalliberty.net/digital-liberty-executive-director-katie-mcauliffe-a270 By the breaking of midnight on Friday, over 1,062,000 comments were submitted to the FCC from major tech companies and passionate open Internet believers regarding Net Neutrality. Digitial Liberty&... 2014-07-21 11:44:41 http://www.digitalliberty.net/digital-liberty-executive-director-katie-mcauliffe-a270 House of Representatives Votes to Abolish House Votes for a Internet Tax Free http://www.digitalliberty.net/house-representatives-votes-abolish-internet-tax-a269 The House of Representatives passed legislation to forever abolish taxation of Internet access and abusive electronic commerce tax rates today.  The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act&nbs... 2014-07-15 16:52:41 http://www.digitalliberty.net/house-representatives-votes-abolish-internet-tax-a269 Digital Liberty Executive Director Katie McAuliffe Encourages Passing Permanent Internet Tax Freedom http://www.digitalliberty.net/digital-liberty-executive-director-katie-mcauliffe-a268 On Monday, July 14th, Executive Director of Digital Liberty Katie McAuliffe, sent a letter to members of the House of Represenatives encouraging them to take action with Permanent Internet Tax Free... 2014-07-15 11:01:14 http://www.digitalliberty.net/digital-liberty-executive-director-katie-mcauliffe-a268