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DTV Update: Obama signs bill that delays the digital TV switch till June 12. (The LA Times); FCC prevents 123 stations from going all-digital on Feb. 17 (previous coverage), 368 stations will do so. (Broadcasting & Cable) Feds and YouTube Near Deal; agreement would allow federal […]

DTV Update: Obama signs bill that delays the digital TV switch till June 12. (The LA Times); FCC prevents 123 stations from going all-digital on Feb. 17 (previous coverage), 368 stations will do so. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Feds and YouTube Near Deal; agreement would allow federal agencies to establish their own channels on the video service, issues such as liability have been a sticking point. (Nextgov)

Pioneer Cutting 10,000 Jobs; layoffs will be global, company also getting out of the plasma TV biz. (The New York Times)

Univision the Most Pirated Network on YouTube; illicit clips from the Spanish-language TV network have generated more than 586 million views. (AdAge)

Social Networks Drive Video Plays; TubeMogul says services like Facebook and MySpace drive more plays than video search engines like Truveo and Blinkx. (MediaPost)

NBC Says Video Piracy is “Under Control;” peacock’s general counsel credits enforcement action and new technology. (Contentinople)

Funny or Die Presenting World Premiere at LA Comedy Fest; site will debut its first web movie Don Dolmes, the Smallest C*ck in Porn. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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