Thune Will Reintroduce Senate Version of ITFA

New Commerce Committee chairman Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) says he plans to reintroduce the Internet Tax Freedom Forever bill in the coming weeks.

That is the bill that would permanently prevent the taxing of Internet access service.

Thune signaled that in a speech to the American Enterprise Institute Wednesday, Jan. 28.

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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.