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Viacom Lawyer Compares Suing File Sharers to Terrorism; general counsel Michael Fricklas admits that suing end users for online copyright infringement is “expensive, and it’s painful, and it feels like bullying.” (Ars Technica)

Kyte Opens New Offices in UK, Germany; white-label video management company makes a big push with new hires and customers in Europe. (Kyte blog)

Glasses-Free 3-D Coming Soon; according to Thomson Reuters, 3-D-related patents have grown dramatically, led by CE makers such as Samsung, Panasonic and Toshiba. (Wall Street Journal)

New Teevees Should Be Able to Meet California Energy Requirements; manufacturers are confident they will meet 2011 requirements with future HDTV sets. (NYT)

EchoStar Pitches Place-Shifting to Cable Companies; its Sling set-top box allows a subscriber to access TV programming from a PC, laptop, BlackBerry or iPhone. (Cable360)

Nintendo Launches Wii Pay-Per-View Service in Japan; Wii no Ma (Wii’s Room) has 120 titles at launch, including episodes of “Sesame Street” and “Pokemon.” (Variety)