us: Clash over Internet access tax heats up

A monthly phone bill of US$50 now includes as much as $10 in taxes. And some in Congress warn that consumers soon could be hit with similar assessments for high-speed Internet access.For nearly a decade, the lines carrying the Internet into homes and businesses have been a virtual tax-free zone. But that could change Nov. 1 when a federal ban on Internet access taxes expires.
http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-fi-nettax27sep27,1,6444451.story

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