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Editorial: C'mon, everyone knew this internet tax loophole was unfair

Buying stuff online is an easy option that sometimes comes with an extra discount: no sales tax. That unfair advantage for web retailers was called out Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court in a decision that should help level the playing field between bricks-and-mortar and internet-based sellers.

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