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Online video website Veoh has announced it will be shutting down and filing for bankruptcy.
Veoh launched in 2005 and its backers included Shelter Capital, Spark Capital, Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company, Goldman Sachs, Time Warner, Intel Capital, Adobe, Gordon Crawford, Firefly3 and Jonnathan Dolgen. Those backers supported Veoh with $70 million in investments.
A U.S. federal judge has dismissed a copyright infringement case against online television service Veoh.
The copyright infringement suit was filed by adult entertainment company Io Group, and the complaint argued Veoh had not done enough to prevent users from uploading copyrighted clips of 10 Io adult sex films.
Disney-owned ABC has struck a deal with online video portal Veoh to make full-length television episodes from ABC and clips from ESPN available on Veoh.
The network will offer full-length episodes of prime time shows including "Lost," "Desperate Housewives" and "Grey’s Anatomy."
Veoh’s content includes user-generated clips along with content from major media companies like CBS, Viacom’s MTV Networks and USA Network. Veoh is backed by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner and other private investors.
There’s just something not quite right about the suggestion that online video watching is growing rapidly because of the US writers’ strike.
The BBC has data from Nielsen Online and Pew Internet Project which points to an unusual jump in online video viewing in the past two months.
Veoh Networks, an Internet Television broadcaster and Senator John McCain have teamed to launch the Senator John McCain Channel. The channel will feature a video diary from the campaign trail, including speeches, tour stops and messages to his supporters.
The channel will also have videos detailing the Senator’s position on issues ranging from government spending to the war in Iraq, along with a biographical look at the Senator. The McCain campaign plans to upload full speeches and videos to the channel that will be in DVD-quality.
Veoh Networks has officially launched its online video service hoping to provide a convenient place for video viewers and publishers to visit. For video publishers the company offers automatic syndication and reporting features, which allow them to reach a large Web audience.