By Caitlin Blaney
For the average American on-the-go, the ability to watch television online is one of the greatest revelations since Al Gore invented the internet. Now with smartphones in tow, TV is literally accessible anytime, anywhere, simply by logging into your web browser. Cable companies trying to capitalize on this technology have introduced “TV Everywhere”, a platform with which subscribers to both cable and high-speed internet can access most of their favorite cable shows online at their convenience. While this seems like a golden opportunity for most cable subscribers, regulatory groups are calling on the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to step in and end what they say is the dominance of the cable industry.
Government Land-Grab Extends to Your Backyard
Monday, January 11, 2010 2:13 pm | By Caitlin Blaney
In what is quickly becoming the governmental status quo, twenty-two Democrat Senators and their two Independent counterparts are attempting to bring more private rights under the control of the federal government. This time, the target is private property under the guise of S. 787: The Clean Water Restoration Act Amendment, introduced by Senator Russ Feingold (D – WI).
IP Theft Detrimental to the Economy and Consumers
Thursday, December 17, 2009 8:09 am | By Kelsey Zahourek
Yesterday, the White House hosted a summit on the effects of global intellectual property theft and ways to combat it. I applaud the administration for recognizing the significance of IP as a driver of economic growth and job creation to the U.S. economy.