Justice sides against Aereo in Supreme Court battle; $40B Internet advertising market split between tradition, future

More online video news from across the Web:

> The Justice Department is siding with broadcasters in their battle against Aereo, filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court that argues Aereo lets viewers "gain access to copyrighted content in the first instance--the same service that cable companies have traditionally provided." Article

> The $40 billion Internet advertising market is splitting into two segments: traditional ads for long-form content, and less lucrative, programmatic ads for short-form Web videos. Article

> Europe's public broadcasters may find themselves marginalized in programming lineups as customizable second-screen EPGs (electronic program guides) gain favor among viewers. Article

> CDNs are becoming more critical to delivering online video as consumer demand grows. Article

> The publisher of the UK's Daily Mirror is partnering with Stream Foundations and making a "seven-figure" investment to improve its online video content. Article

> Neilsen will integrate data from Videology, an online video ad platform, with its TV audience data to provide a more detailed look at how 18-34 year olds are watching content. Article

And finally… a Canadian driver pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless endangerment after posting a dashboard video from his BMW that showed him looping NYC's Manhattan Island, a 42 km trip, in just 24 minutes. At least he didn't hit a moose on the Lillehammer bridge. Article

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