Finnish Public Broadcaster YLE and BBC News Labs

Pia Virtanen from Finnish Broadcaster YLE was visiting BBC News Labs today.

YLE are investing in semantic web technology, and are having a look at what the BBC have done in the Linked Data space.

Interestingly, it seems they have solved the TV License approach by having a “Tax at source” tax called “Media Tax” – i.e. agnostic of media consumption route.