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Vid-Biz: Netflix Traffic, BitTorrent Piracy, 3-D TV

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Netflix Edges Past Hulu In Total U.S. Traffic; according to comScore, plain Web traffic in terms of unique individual visitors to Netflix was 20.2 million in June, 2010, just edging past Hulu’s 19.7 million. (TechCrunch)

BitTorrent Admins Charged in $1.25B Movie Piracy Case; Russian authorities have now begun a criminal investigation into the operators of, which is at the center of a $1.25 billion copyright infringement claim. (TorrentFreak)

Sorenson Media Revenue Increased More Than 40% In Q2; online video platform Sorenson Media says it’s recorded a third straight quarter of year-over-year revenue growth in excess of 40 percent. (FierceOnlineVideo)

Will Streaming Movies Kill Blu-ray Discs?; streaming movies are becoming popular ways to watch movies on your “connected” TV without having to deal with the trouble of returning discs to the rental service. (Retrevo blog)

Study: 3DTV Set Shipments to Surge By 2015; CE manufacturers are preparing for a surge of 3-D devices into consumer homes. (FierceOnlineVideo)

Video Distributor Plans 500 Rental Kiosks for the UK; Webb Group, the owner of video distributor ChoicesUK, has revealed plans to install 500 Rent It Here kiosks in UK convenience stores and other retail outlets by March 2011. (iSupplyWatch)