Governors Seek Limits On Internet Tax Ban

At a conference in Washington, three U.S. governors said their budgets could be devastated by a bill that would prevent them from taxing the monthly fees that Internet providers like EarthLink Inc. charge customers.

Though few states currently tax Internet access, the bill could end up eating into revenues from telephone service, music sales and other activities that are already migrating to the Internet and could be bundled with access fees in the future, they said.

Read more at Reuters technology.

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