Fandango buys M-GO; Fine Bros. drop content licensing scheme after massive backlash

More online video news from across the Web:

> Louis C.K. is once again pushing the online envelope, announcing a new online-only video series, Horace and Pete, that streams through his website. Engadget article

> Fandango has purchased M-GO and will integrate the transactional service as a perk for its ticket-buyer members. LA Times article

> Russia's online video services want the government to tax foreign competitors like Netflix and iTunes. Billboard article

> comScore and Rentrak have completed their merger, expanding their combined measurement reach to 260 million- plus desktops and 160 million mobile phone screens in the U.S. Release

> "Even in incognito mode," YouTube can track a user's watch history and recommend videos, writes Andy Smith in a breakdown of the site's content discovery options. ReelSEO article

> Nomadix had its day in court as a federal judge ruled that Blueprint RF's gateways are infringing on the company's Internet access patent. Release

And finally… After a massive backlash, YouTube creators Fine Bros. said they have canceled plans to license the format of its new series, React World, which would give them a cut of revenues from every "react" type of video on in the Internet. Details of their plan and latest news here.

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