Category Archives: Government

Another State Tries to Put the Squeeze on Amazon

Texas demands Amazon collect sales taxes.  Amazon Leaves Texas. Texas really showed ’em, huh? More government wisdom in action. http://bsfootprint.com/government/amazoncom-complies-with-texas-law-gets-no-love Advertisements

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Democrat SenatorWants Taxes on Internet Sales

Here’s some amazing news for internet marketers.  Democrat Senator, Dick Durbin plans to introduce a bill to collect taxes on internet sales.  Now, imagine that.  A Democrat wants more taxes. http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20052999-281.html Why do you suppose we would ever call a … Continue reading

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What, No Internet?

During the recent uprising in Egypt the Egyptian government shut down the internet.  They accomplished this by essentially shutting Down the DNS servers. So, the question becomes if the U.S. government decided to take similar action, how would we communicate? … Continue reading

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Interview On FTC Guidelines

The FTC recently posted new guidelines about what they might expect from internet marketers. Jim Edwards (an internet marketer) recorded a live webinar with Mr Rick Cleland, The Assistant Deputy at the Federal Trade Commission. You may find this information … Continue reading

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Illinois Tries to Squeeze Blood From a Turnip

Illinois, desperate for money to support the Dems mismanagement have decided that the next ripe turnip is online purchases.  But Amazon.com isn’t willing to be that turnip. From Internet Retailer today: Lawmakers in Illinois have voted for a 6.25% tax … Continue reading

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