Doctor Who fans, relax: Netflix renews license for some BBC shows; Spike Lee to release film on Vimeo

More online video news from across the Web:

> Breathe a sigh of relief, Doctor Who fans, and put that Bad Wolf sign down: Netflix has renewed licensing for several BBC shows. Story

> Spike Lee is one-upping Sony and Netflix, releasing his new film, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, on Vimeo a month ahead of its theatrical release. Story

> Kim Jong-Un's least favorite movie, The Interview has chalked up more than $40 million in digital sales in its first month of release. Story

> How does General Mills attract Hispanic consumers to buy its brands? It takes online video seriously. Story

> IQiYi, an online-video content provider that's also a subsidiary of China's Baidu, entered into a strategic alliance with Intel to bulk up its OTT platform. Story

> India's burgeoning online video industry needs a global brand to really take off, says Pepper Media CEO Radhakrishnan Ramachandran. Op-ed

> Businesses can leverage Facebook's self-serving online video program--by driving views over to their own video channels. Story

And finally… Canada's convoluted online copyright rules are frustrating online video viewers and their ISPs alike. Story

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