Dec 142016
 
 December 14, 2016  Business, Featured News, Laws

Kieren McCarthy reports:

Online retailers in America will soon be required by law to disclose to state governments what purchases their customers – meaning, you – have made.

That extraordinary situation is the result of a long-running legal case that the US Supreme Court this week refused to hear. This means a decision by the Tenth Circuit [PDF] requiring out-of-state retailers to report to the Colorado state government the details of all purchases – including what that purchase was and who bought it – stands.

So if you bought a dildo in Denver, some bureaucrat is going to be informed about it.

Read more on The Register.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

  2 Responses to “If you bought a dildo in Denver, the government must legally be told”

  1. So it’s legal to smoke marijuana but it’s not okay to buy a dildo? There seems to be some hypocrisy here.

    • It has nothing to do with legality of a sale/item. It has to do with reporting sales to states so they can collect taxes.

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