DAILYKENN.com -- California's far-left lawmakers who dominate the state's government proposed a tax on texting to fund runaway spending.
The FCC, however, ruled against the tax, noting it was not eligible for taxation under California law.
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The California Public Utilities Commission has withdrawn from its January meeting agenda a scheduled vote on imposing a tax on text messaging.
The move came after the Federal Communications Commission in Washington declared text messaging to be an “information service,” not a telecommunications service, and thus not subject to a surcharge under California law.
“Prior to this FCC ruling,” the CPUC wrote in a statement posted on Twitter, “text messaging was not a classified service under federal law.
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