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Vid-Biz: Kiosks, Boxee, Dick

Kiosks to Make up 30 Percent of DVD Rentals Within the Next Year; that’s up from 19 percent this year; in the first half of ’09, video rental stores made up 45 percent or the rental market and subscription services accounted for 36 percent. (NPD Group)

Boxee Gets Conde Naste Content; open media center to get videos from and now, content from 23 other sites to follow. (MediaWeek)

Andy Dick and Martin Short Do PETA Vid; spot features Dick as a very disturbing clown in this anti-McDonald’s ad. (Huffington Post to Stream FedExCup Championship; will include live coverage of key holes at all four tournaments. (Multichannel News)

Piracy is a Plus for X’s and O’s; indie film’s popularity on BitTorrent got it a DVD distribution deal and an opportunity for a TV deal. (The New York Times)

NBC Universal to Launch Sports Site in India; site will have a full-screen experience. (paidContent)