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HTTP Supports Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

For nearly a decade, the Internet Tax Moratorium has prevented state and local governments from imposing taxes on Internet access services.  As this policy is due to expire this November, we support its extension through the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, S.156/H.R.743.  As this legislation...

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FCC Seeks Public Comment on Digital TV Consumer Education

On July 30, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which seeks comment on potential DTV consumer education initiatives. Comments are due by September 17, 2007. The FCC seeks comment on requiring broadcasters, multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs), retailers and...

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Many Hispanics remain on the wrong side of the Digital Divide

Ten years ago, a group of leading Hispanic organizations formed HTTP to ensure that the needs and perspectives of the Hispanic community were included in policy debates regarding the Digital Divide. Since then, broadband technologies, and the accompanying telecommunications policy discussions, have evolved in ways...

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