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Today on the Internet: Senator Bernie Sanders’ eight-hour live-streamed filibuster was a big hit for C-SPAN, Blockbuster is experimenting with pricing and kiosks, and when will Netflix add live TV to its content offerings?

With Filibuster, C-SPAN Has A Hit On Its Hands; Senator Bernie Sanders’s old-fashioned filibuster was a social media sensation today, with thousands of people commenting on Twitter and Facebook. (Media Decoder)

Hulu’s (Brief) Identity Crisis… And Who Is Scott Gibson?; User queues are being mixed up — and most of the queues have been replaced by one or two specific users. (TechCrunch)

Blockbuster Changes In-Store Pricing – Adds New Movies to Kiosks; Over 900 kiosks are currently being tested in the San Francisco, Phoenix, Miami, and Atlanta areas. (High Def Digest)

When Will Netflix Add Live TV?; It’s a matter of when, not if, Netflix will plug live TV programming into its streaming service — and which cable networks will jump in first. (Multichannel News)

Peering Problems: Digging Into the Comcast/Level 3 Grudgematch; Nate Anderson says that “If Comcast is right, Level 3 simply got in over its head and offered cut-rate pricing to Netflix in order to deliver the company’s streaming video; now it needs to secure an unbelievable deal in order make the number work.” (Ars Technica)

News Corp.’s Carey Defends Retrans Rate Hikes; News Corp. chief operating officer Chase Carey set the stage for significantly higher payments from cable operators in the future. (AdWeek)

The Shrinking TV Replacement Cycle; Deepak Joseph muses on dwell more on whether a shorter TV replacement cycle may be on the horizon, as each household will already have multiple HDTVs. (CE Blog)

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