Vid-Biz: YouTube, On Networks, Phillies

YouTube Adds Deep Linking; now you can link directly to exact moments in videos, like right when the skater gets hit in the nuts. (YouTube Blog)

On Networks Signs David Lynch; famed director to do a web series for the new media network based on his book Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness and Creativity. (Reel Pop)

Did Comcast Help the Phillies Win? At least one fan thinks the cable giant’s new building with William Penn’s likeness may have lifted the town’s curse. (DSL Reports)

Current’s Election Coverage to Include Digg; network will show breaking news, headlines from the Digg community, Tweets, and commentary from users. (emailed release)

Next2Friends Launches White Label Service; mobile social media platform offers up its “Live” mobile video broadcasting application to third parties. (release)

More TV Goodies For CNN; new studio tech will be used to create 3D virtual world model of the Capitol, virtual sets and holographic reporters. (Broadcasting & Cable)

China Bans 10 Video Sites; issues warnings to 17 others as regulators crack down on piracy and video-sharing sites. (Variety)

IAB Launches Ad Initiatives; the Digital Video Ad Serving Template (VAST) standardizes communication between digital video players and servers to improve efficiencies in selling unsold inventory. (emailed release)