Journalist covering politics and technology policy for Mashable. Also shooting pictures.
That’s where McCain’s Aereo provision fits in. The Fox broadcast network operates on a license granted by the government. In exchange, Fox and other networks are expected to provide local news, weather and emergency alerts to consumers. McCain’s bill is essentially a response to Carey’s threat: stop providing your public service, and you’ll lose your license to air your content on the broadcast airwaves.
A bill allowing states to collect sales tax from online retailers that lack a physical presence in their borders appears primed to pass the Senate this week
Nearly 2,000 organizations applied for 1,400 top-level domains, but we haven’t known exactly when the new addresses will be rolled out — until now. ICANN’s CEO Fadi Chehade told the Associated Press in an interview published Monday that the first of the new domains will start appearing on the web around the middle of this year, followed by a gradual release throughout the rest of 2013.