Olympics showcase online-versus-TV competition; Apple TV quietly adds Hulu Plus

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> A lawsuit claiming Netflix unlawfully kept and disclosed customer information has been settled, and while denying doing anything wrong, Netflix has agreed to change its data retention practices and contribute $9 million into a settlement fund. Release

> The Summer Games in London are not the only Olympics competition this summer; there's also the battle between linear TV and online video. Article

> Apple TV subscribers who happen to reboot their service are finding a Hulu Plus channel. Article

> Twitter is reportedly developing a new form of original video content that will let tweeters influence the direction of the program. Article

> HBO Go has gone to Brazil starting with Sky Brazil and moving soon to other operators. Article

> If you're into Chicago--or perhaps just in Chicago--there's a new online network for you called Watch312.com. Article

> On-demand advertising is expected to benefit from MPG's Collaborative Alliance's publication of "what is believed to be the first comprehensive directory of television networks currently accepting advertising on their video-on-demand content." Article

> System-on-a-chip (SoC) provider Sigma Designs is partnering with digital-TV maker AOC to develop a new line of Internet-capable digital TVs for the Latin America marketplace.Release.

And finally … a price tag has been attached to the idea of taking Google Fiber nationwide: $400 billion. Article

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