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Vid-Biz: DECE, ABC, Meet the New Maria

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DECE Adds Six New Members; Panasonic, Samsung, MOD Systems among those joining the digital copyright consortium, but the group still lacks Apple’s participation. (VentureBeat) Has Streamed More Than Half Billion Episodes; Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney-ABC Television Group says ABC and Disney have sold “tens of millions” of episodes through iTunes. (paidContent)

Star of new West Side Story on Broadway Found on YouTube; director saw video of Argentine stage actress Josefina Scaglione singing on YouTube and flew her up for auditions (she got the part). (The Wall Street Journal)

Supreme Court to Consider Remote DVR Case Today; copyright owners still oppose Cablevision’ centralized DVR VOD system; high court to decide whether it will hear the appeal. (The LA Times)

Samsung: TVs Now All About Interactivity; president of the company’s digital media business says providing content through its devices more of a priority over the next five years. Will Samsung develop its own video service? (Bits Blog)

Netflix Launches the “FIND Your Voice Film Competition;” indie film competition has Josh Brolin as honorary chair and panel judge; winner gets a $150,000 production grant plus a whole lot of other goodies. (

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