US Congress Passes Ban on Internet Access Tax

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 22:  A South Korean banker carries US dollar bank notes at the Korea Exchange bank on February 22, 2005 in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean won jumped to its highest intraday level in more than seven years in domestic trade on Tuesday, boosted by strong foreign equity buying and exporter deals. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

A decision by the US Senate on Thursday to pass a permanent ban on Internet access tax as part of a customs enforcement bill, was hailed by telecom trade association USTelecom as a victory for US consumers and the digital economy. Read More