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Vid-Biz: Fora.TV, Blinkx, Net Neutrality

Fora.TV Raises $4 Million; high-brow video aggregator closes Series A from William Randolph Hearst III, Adobe Ventures and others. (

Blinkx Starts Content Management Service; the Advanced Media Platform automates content discovery, indexing, distribution and presentation on a publisher’s site. (MediaPost)

Congressional Panel Split on Net Neutrality; debate over the necessity of regulation falls along party lines. (Multichannel News)

DirecTV’s Income, Subscriber Base Grows; satellite TV company reports net income of $371 million and total subscriber base at 17 million. (The Wall Street Journal)

SAG Studio Talks Stall; digital still a sticking point between the two sides; rival actors’ union AFTRA begins talks today, expected to have deal in two weeks. (Variety)

YouTube India Launches; features partners including Zoom, UTV and Rajshri Group. (India Times)

Harland Williams Signs Deal with Koldcast TV; comedian will produce and act in 21 episodes of Unscrewed with Harland Williams, which will feature his stand-up routines. (release)