In a deal that underscores the increasing fragmentation of digital streaming services, Hulu announced over the weekend that it has acquired exclusive streaming rights to South Park. The deal, valued by The New York Times at more than $80 million, gives Hulu the streaming rights to the Trey Parker and Matt Stone cartoon’s entire back catalog, as well as new episodes following their premiere on Comedy Central.
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Youtube bared its teeth today at Viacom, the media giant who has an ongoing $1 billion lawsuit on against them.
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A judge orders Google to turn over its user histories to Viacom in their on-going lawsuit.
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