internet access Cruz opposes taxes on internet access and purchases Lead in text: United States Senator Ted Cruz opposes taxes for both internet access and internet purchases. It's not a position that's popular with schools. libraries or Main Street merchants, as reported in this article from the The Texas Tribune. HPPR Government and PoliticsTags: taxessales taxinternet access Read more about Cruz opposes taxes on internet access and purchases The "digital divide" in now about adoption By Quentin Hope • Sep 2, 2013 toastwireless.com The “digital divide” between urban and rural areas used to be all about access to broadband internet service. Today it is much more about adoption where access is now available.