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U.S. Government to Release Administrative Control over the Internet

The political backlash over revelations regarding U.S. Security Agencies abuse of the Internet for surveillance purposes may be just the final push needed. Let’s face it, the allegations that the Internet is the contemporary equivalent of the Wild West has been the seedling for various Federal attempts aimed at shackling the free-flow of info via the internet, but the pro-First Amendment arguments have kept that from happening, so far.

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The Defiance of Ignorance, Again!


The Golden State is once again demonstrating the pervasiveness of a terminal disease and the unwillingness to accept a fundamental truth: There is always an “end”!  Ignorance in governance is dangerous largely due to yet another simple truth: Ignorance is always ignorant of its ignorance!

The current case in point relates to the resurgence of the Nexus Internet Commerce Tax upon which the State of California is pressing forward.  It is the State Legislature’s plan to force web-based enterprises to remunerate, regardless of their domicile (State), sales tax revenues assessed on transaction originating from “sites” based in California. For a more details review of this particular subject take a look at Andrew Breitbarts  article on the matter.

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