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Today on the Net: Universal Music Group’s appeal of the Veoh copyright infringement verdict could be a preview of Viacom’s appeal of the YouTube verdict, broadcasters are lobbying for government to stay out of retransmission discussions and KickApps added support for HTML5 in its App Studio.

Veoh Showdown With UMG Could Preview Viacom/YouTube Appeal; Veoh’s response to Universal Music’s appeal says that it isn’t feasible to monitor the millions of videos that appear on its network. (THR, Esq.)

Broadcasters: No Reason For Government Intervention On Retrans; broadcast lobbyists are asking a pair of congressmen to rethink their call for changes to the retransmission consent regime, suggesting they were making claims that could not be supported. (Multichannel News)

KickApps Extends App Studio to Support HTML5; the social software provider’s App Studio will now support HTML5 in addition to Flash. (VideoNuze)

MP3tunes, Roku Stream iTunes Users’ Songs to TVs; the set-top box known for streaming Netflix movies from the Web to users’ television sets, has teamed with MP3tunes.com to offer users the ability to stream their iTunes music libraries to their TVs. (CNET)

DirecTV Starts 3D TV Push; the satellite TV platform DirecTV is pressing ahead with the deployment of 3DTV, adding n3D, one of three channels sponsored by technology partner Panasonic, and ESPN 3D to its offering this month. (iSuppli Market Watch)

Kevin Pollak’s ‘Chat Show’ Heading to Hulu, Amazon; the Streamy-winning interview web series is heading to Amazon VOD and Hulu. (Tubefilter)

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