Posts Tagged: youtube

Viacom vs. YouTube


Viacom vs. You Tube is one of the more important litigations in the 1st decade of digital music as it seeks to provide an interpretation of Sec 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.  The question is essentially this:  Is You Tube considered an “Internet Service Provider” as that term is defined in the DMCA, thus giving… Read more »

The Orchard Flies Past 4 Billion YouTube Views


Videos on YouTube claimed by The Orchard have surpassed 4 billion streams while under The Orchard’s control, thanks to the success of the advanced content feed it engineered to connect to YouTube’s content identification system, as well as its position as one the largest digital distributors.  The automated feed enables a large volume of content… Read more »

Hulu Daily Activity Stats Hit Orchard Dashboard


Now Orchard film and television distribution clients can track their daily activity on Hulu in Orchard’s client dashboard, a useful tool in tracking the results of marketing and the correlation between Hulu streams, YouTube trailer streams, and iTunes downloads. Preliminary testing of the impact of catalog title free-to-consumer Hulu streams on paid iTunes downloads/rentals has… Read more »

The State of the Internet


JESS3, a creative interactive agency specializing in social media data visualization, recently posted an awesome State of the Internet video. I’m a sucker for these stats, so I spent a few minutes pulling out some takeaways: 1.4 billion people using email truly reinforces the importance of email marketing (and with spam taking up 77% of… Read more »

It Pays To Be A Nada Surf Fan


Music videos are rife with clichés and often bore the tears out of anyone with even a remotely discerning taste. Nada Surf solved this problem by opening up a YouTube contest to their fans to make the music video for their song “Weightless” from Lucky . The band and Barsuk made two very talented fans… Read more »