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Today on the Net: Blip.tv develops a new form of pre-roll ad that allows users to click and download content on other devices, Discovery promotes digital media head Bruce Campbell and the EFF files an amicus brief arguing that UMG’s Veoh lawsuit would thwart federal law.

Blip.tv Develops Pre-roll That Offers Free Downloads on Other Devices; developers at the online video startup have developed ads that could allow users to download material on gaming consoles remotely via a pre-roll ad. (Ad Age)

Discovery Promotes Digital Media Head Campbell; corporate development exec Bruce Campbell will gain additional responsibilities as chief development officer and general counsel, handing over his duties as president of Digital Media to Peter Liguori, Discovery’s COO. (paidContent)

UMG Tries to Undermine ‘Safe Harbor’ Rules for Online Video Sites; in an amicus brief, the EFF argues that UMG’s effort to hold Veoh responsible for infringing content uploaded by users would thwart federal law. (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Some Netflix Subscribers Might be Better Off With Redbox; nearly a third of Netflix members may be spending over a dollar a movie, according to FeedFlix. (High-Def Digest)

Ooyala Now Supports Monetization of HTML5 Video; the online video platform company’s HTML5 video player now supports dynamic ad insertion for IAB-standard ads on iPads and iPhones. (VideoNuze)

‘YouTubers’ Unite for Web-Video Contest; the Open Internet Coalition has extended the deadline for submissions to “America’s Got ’Net,” its online network-neutrality video contest, from July 31 to Aug. 15. (Multichannel News)

Steve Jobs’ Mark On ABC’s Lost; the Smartest CEO in Tech influenced one of the past decade’s most innovative TV shows. (Fortune)

NASA Streamlines Online Video With VMIX; NASA is now using the VMIX online video platform to launch and power multimedia content on their flagship www.nasa.gov website. (press release)

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