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Mavericks Draws 300K Streams for MySpace

By Greg Published on .

MySpace hosted a live video stream of the Mavericks big-wave surfing contest last weekend, drawing 300,000 viewers. The waves cooperated, with faces bigger than 20 feet, but the nature of the contest (which is called at the last minute, to catch the swell) made it an interesting business proposition. For an object lesson on the perils of live streaming video events, check out this WebVideoReport exclusive.

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