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Posted on 9.26.2007, the digital division of the National Retail Federation, has asked members of the U.S. Senate to support a permanent extension of the ban against multiple and discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. The Senate Commerce Committee is expected to consider a permanent Internet tax moratorium in an Executive Session today.

Permanently extending the Internet tax moratorium will broaden the reach of technology and help eliminate what remains of the “digital divide,”” said Scott Silverman, Executive Director of, in a letter sent to members of the Senate Commerce Committee. “The moratorium helps to ensure that all Americans have affordable access to the Internet and can connect with those businesses that can best serve their needs.
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