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YouTube Mutes Infringing Music; instead of yanking the entire clip, just the infringing soundtrack is removed, resulting in a silent video. (Mashable) Jaman Expands into Europe; online movie service also hires former MySpace Exec David Fisher to head up localized UK site. (emailed release) Kwiry Lets […]

YouTube Mutes Infringing Music; instead of yanking the entire clip, just the infringing soundtrack is removed, resulting in a silent video. (Mashable)

Jaman Expands into Europe; online movie service also hires former MySpace Exec David Fisher to head up localized UK site. (emailed release)

Kwiry Lets You Program Your TiVo via TXTs; service works without a mobile browser; after setup, just text “TiVo” the name of the show and a code. (CNET)

MTVN Signs On With Panache; video ad company to serve video ads to the network’s sites. (MediaPost)

House Republicans Want to Keep DTV Transition Date; Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) along with 14 other House Republicans sent a letter to Obama, urging him to keep the date as is. (MediaWeek)

U.S. Patent Office to Reexamine TiVo’s “Time Warp” Patent; it’s the latest twist in the ongoing legal dispute between EchoStar and the DVR maker. (Broadcasting & Cable)

NBC Digital Entertainment Ups Emre Celik; Celik gets promoted to become the units’ vice president of technology. (emailed release)

  1. [...] Lets Users Mute Rather Than Take Down Confirming reports that cropped up today about how YouTube handles copyrighted music, the site has clarified its [...]

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  2. [...] reports that cropped up today about how YouTube handles copyrighted music, the site has clarified its [...]

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  3. [...] October, Jaman signed content from indie distributor E1 and 60Frames, got distribution on TiVo, and opened an office in the UK (which has apparently since closed). Earlier in 2008, the company had seemed to swivel from its [...]

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