ZaMoose writes "The FCC is pursuing the idea of taxing private 'Net users in order to fund the cheap hook-ups for schools that the Clinton Administration has promised. This would hit ISPs, telephone companies and ordinary Netizens right in the pocketbook. Gingrich and the Republicans in Congress are set to block such a measure." USAToday has the rest of the story.
Attend or create a Slashdot 20th anniversary party! DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test. ×