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Vid-Biz: Piracy, Sony, The Masters

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French Government Rejects Internet Piracy Law; the proposed legislation would have given music and movie companies the ability to analyze downloads of individual users and would have cut off Internet access for repeat offenders. (The New York Times)

Confirmed: Sony is in Talks with YouTube; companies discussing posting full-length films on the video sharing site. (Bloomberg)

Where to Watch The Masters Tournament Online; the golf action begins today and we’ve got your guide for where to watch online (and on iPhones) right here.

AMC Streams B-Movies; “BMC” (B-Movie Classics) currently has 27 films such as Hercules Unchained and Dark Star are currently being served ad-free. (VentureBeat)

ThreadBanger Featured on CBS Evening News; people looking to save money during the recession are making their own clothes and the Next New Networks show is a hit because of it. (Next New Networks Blog)

KIT Digital Acquires the Assets of Narrowstep; acquisition of the Internet TV platform company done in exchange for 25,000 shares of restricted KIT stock. (release) KIT picks up the assets after Onstream Media terminated its agreement to buy Narrowstep last month. (

ESPN to Launch on April 13; new site will provide local sports coverage, including ESPN Chicago SportsCenter video series. (Chicago Tribune)