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Today on the Net: Akamai has a new president, Swisscom uses your Facebook friends in a personalized movie trailer, local libraries loan more DVDs each day than Netflix, YouTube is playing with a new playlist bar, and more.

Cable, Telco Execs Meet With FCC Again Over Possible Broadband Bill; talks over the FCC’s authority to regulate net neutrality issues continued this week. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Libraries Top Netflix, Redbox When It Comes to Loaning DVDs; your local library may not have online streaming, but U.S. libraries loan more DVDs each day than Netflix. (Yahoo News)

ESPN 3D Lines Up First Three College Football Games; network will present Boise State-Va.Tech, OSU-Miami and Clemson-Auburn contests in the enhanced format. (MultiChannel News)

Lovefilm, the Netflix-of-Europe, Signs Deal With Widevine; DRM should help Lovefilm to expand its presence on connected devices. (TechCrunch Europe)

YouTube’s Playlist Bar; video site is experimenting with a persistent playlist bar to display users’ video queue. (Google Operating System)

FCC Extends Comcast/NBCU Comment Period; opponents of the deal now have until August 19 to respond to Comcast’s latest filing. (MultiChannel News)

Lost In Val Sinestra: A Mesmerizing Movie Trailer Featuring Your Facebook Friends; Swisscom promotes its TV offerings with trailer that incorporates of your social graph. (TechCrunch)

Ex-Publicis Exec David Kenny Joins Akamai As President; Kenny will run Akamai’s general business operations, including global sales, marketing, engineering and networks. (paidcontent)

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