Vid-Biz: Google Upfronts, RealDVD, VOD Whodunit

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Google TV Ads Does Upfronts; in its first such push, the company gets agencies and advertisers to commit “upwards of seven figures” spending for the next year. (The Hollywood Reporter)

RealDVD Case in Judge’s Hands; closing arguments in DVD copying case heard Thursday. (Reuters)

Solve Crimes On Demand; Comcast enlisting citizens to help the Connecticut State Police via evidence about unsolved cases presented as a VOD service. (ITVT)

U.S. Government Builds Hub on YouTube
; dozens of federal government channels posting videos on the site. (YouTube blog, direct link)

Hulu to Monetize Live Stream; upcoming Dave Matthews Band live concert will feature advertising, unlike the site’s past live streams of political events; will also be syndicated (though previous live streams were already embeddable). (Contentinople, previous coverage)

4chan Plays Porn Prank on YouTube; message board members spliced porn into Hannah Montana and Jonas Brothers videos; YouTube took many down. (BBC News)

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yuckkkk why would you want to watch the DMB concert on Hulu especially if they ARE having advertisements..thats quite gonna watch it in my lovely bed on television on the Fuse channel..luckily they are airing it live AND commercial free wooooohoo!

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