Netflix determined to change video-privacy law; KIT digital misses revenue for quarter

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> Netflix, the world's largest online-video subscription service, is girding for a fight to change a federal video-privacy law so its members may automatically share their movie-viewing habits on social networks. Article

>  For the second time since March, KIT digital's stock hit the skids, this time after it announced its preliminary quarterly results that reported first quarter revenue had missed estimates. Article

> The increasing consumer uptake of connected devices and smart TVs is changing the way consumers access online content, according to a new report. Article

> Video search engine blinkx is partnering with AnyClip for access to searchable clips from over 12,000 feature films. Article

> LG Electronics has confirmed reports that surfaced last week that it will begin selling televisions with Google TV later this month. Article

> Dish Network, citing declining viewership numbers, said it's planning to drop all of AMC Networks' programming, including hit shows like Mad Men and The Walking Dead. Article

> Blockbuster reported operating income of more than $13.9 million on revenue of nearly $334 million during the first quarter. It was the highest operating income since Dish Network acquired Blockbuster out of bankruptcy in April 2011. Article

> Discovery Communications has entered into an agreement to acquire San Francisco-based digital video provider Revision3. Release

> Tvinci and Accedo are partnering on a project with Finnish telecommunications company Elisa to roll out a pan-European adventure sports streaming service. Article

> Microsoft has confirmed it will offer a $99 Xbox 360 console and Kinect bundle (with a $15 monthly subscription fee) in its retail stores. Article

> Building on its multiscreen-video game plan, Comcast is letting Xfinity TV subscribers access live sports and other ESPN programming via the WatchESPN app and at WatchESPN.com, with access to the content coming soon to the MSO's XfinityTV.com portal. Article

And finally... Two British tourists who allegedly broke into an Australian theme park and stole a penguin following a drunken night out have each been fined $1,030. Article

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