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Senate Shows Unanimous Support For Internet Sales Tax

A number of e-retailers such as eBay, Overstock recently launched a campaign, asking the consumers to strive against a potential internet sales tax. However, despite these efforts, U.S. Senate has passed the 'Marketplace Fairness Act' which effectively places an internet sales tax on online retailers.
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Senators Introduce Bill To Legalize Cellphone Unlocking

The issue of cellphone unlocking has been at the heart of a heated debate that involves the users, the wireless carriers and the White House. A petition filed with the White House, garnering more than a hundred thousands signatures, demanded that cellphone unlocking be made legal. Now, a Senate bill has been launched which will accomplish this, if…
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FTC Investigating Google

Google confirmed that the Federal Trade Commission was looking into the company’s business practices and has posted a response to the U.S. government's antitrust inquiry into the company, somewhat defiantly suggesting that the investigation is misguided. The inquiry has the potential to turn into the biggest showdown between the United States…
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