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    Impact of Taxes on the Internet

    In the final meeting of the commission, participants voted on recommendations they would make to Congress on whether and how to regulate and tax electronic commerce. Among the issues…

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    Impact of Taxes on the Internet, Day 2

    At their final meeting commissioners debated and voted on several recommendations for whether and how to regulate and tax electronic commerce. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    America Online and Time-Warner Merger

    Company officials announced a proposed merger between Time Warner and America Online. They said that the merger would offer limitless ways to develop new Internet content and…

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    Internet Sales Taxes

    The commission heard testimony from elected officials and others about the impact of Internet sales tax proposals on local governments.

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    Internet Sales Taxes

    Commission members heard testimony about potential taxation of electronic commerce. They began by discussing various mechanisms and implications for taxation of international Internet…

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    Information and Entertainment Consolidation

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from the executives of broadcast and communication corporations regarding the recent trend of mergers between information and entertainment…

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    Plessy v. Ferguson Today

    The duBois Institute hosted a conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court decision which was argued in April 1896. The case dealt with the…

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    Black Culture and the Arts

    Professor Gates talked about the Harlem Renaissance, black culture and its contribution to the arts in the past 25 years.

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