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In The News 4-26-13

In The News 4-26-13

Internet Sales Tax Gains Support

We could be closer to an Internet Sales Tax. There is strong support in both the House and Senate for the Marketplace Fairness Act which would allow states to require online retailers to collect taxes on Internet purchases.  Supporters say it only gives states their fair share of revenue, while retailers argue it’s another complicated regulation makes it harder to conduct business.

Comedy Central Teams With Twitter For Comedy Festival

Social Networking Site Twitter is teaming up with Comedy Central for #ComedyFest – a comedy festival hosted by Twitter.

Things kick off with Mel Brooks’ joining Twitter, where he’ll offer a link that will allow you to watch him perform with Carl Reiner. Filmmaker Judd Apatow will host,

The festival will run through May 3 with a schedule of 16 events 50 comedians performing via Tweets, LiveStream and Vines videos.

~ Cynthia