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Yahoo View and its free Hulu videos are being ‘decommissioned’

After Hulu shut down the free version of its website in 2016, many of its videos moved over to Yahoo View, which continued to stream recent episodes of network TV shows for free. Now, Yahoo’s website also appears to be shutting down. A message at the top of the Yahoo View homepage says it will be “decommissioned” on June 30. – Jared Newman, Fast Company » http://bit.ly/2wYmsAw
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‘Queer Eye’ Renewed for Seasons 4 and 5 at Netflix, Fourth Season to Debut in July

The Emmy-winning unscripted series has been picked up for a fourth and fifth season at the streaming giant, with Season 4 set to debut on July 19. Season 5 will begin production next week and will debut on Netflix in 2020. In Season 4, The Fab Five will return to Kansas City while Season 5 will see them head to Philadelphia. – Joe Otterson, Variety » http://bit.ly/2Zrr0vi

VidAngel Must Pay $62.4 Million for Ripping and Streaming ‘Pirated’ Movies

Video streaming service VidAngel, which allows users to filter objectionable content from movies and TV-shows, has to pay $62.4 million to Disney and Warner Bros. The company is liable for copyright infringement after it streamed movies without permission of the rightsholders. In addition, it violated the DMCA’s anti-circumvention provision, by ripping DVDs. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » http://bit.ly/2WOHewM

IMDb Scraps Freedive Name, Will Triple ‘IMDb TV’ Free Streaming Lineup With Movies From Warner Bros., Sony, MGM

IMDb TV is currently available only in the U.S. It’s accessible on the IMDb website and as a free channel in Amazon’s Prime Video app across hundreds of devices. That includes Amazon’s own Fire TV streaming-media products, which the tech giant claims has over 34 million active users worldwide. IMDb TV streaming titles currently are not available on IMDb’s iOS and Android apps. – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2Il18vn
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