- Google and Viacom reach a deal that allows Google to protect individual-identifying data, such as IP addresses and user names. Phew. Now we can go back to watching YouTube on our personal computers.
- Compared to slumping newspaper and magazine advertising markets, online advertising is roughly the same as last month, which makes it that much more appealing to advertisers.
- Netflix and Microsoft team up to stream movies and TV shows on the Xbox 360. Wii users stomp in frustration.
- FCC Chairman Kevin Martin backs off implementing any consequential punishment of Comcast for P2P-blocking. Apparently, the solution will be changing its woeful ways within a "reasonable time frame." That's showing 'em.
- Celebrities, of lists A through D, have their own social networks -- what used to be called "fan clubs." We've got a Top 10 list to make you laugh or shake your head sadly, depending on your mood.
And in today's News Bits, being Internet famous isn't all bad. — The Staff, Contentinople