“You’re better off not even learning how to play guitar or write songs, and just singing in the shower and auditioning for ‘The X Factor,'”...
- By Ira Teinowitz on March 1, 2013 @ 7:27 pm
Kim Dotcom loses a round with the U.S. when New Zealand's Court of Appeal overturns lower court ruling on required evidence
- By Brent Lang on February 26, 2013 @ 6:52 am
Adele top selling album, "Call Me Maybe" biggest single
Warnings will be issued whenever copyright owners discover that a consumer's internet account is being used to access or download pirated content
- By Ira Teinowitz on January 20, 2013 @ 9:29 am
Suspected copyright pirate Kim Dotcom unveiled his new file-sharing site, thumbing his nose at the MPAA on Twitter
- By Brent Lang on October 28, 2012 @ 6:44 pm
From media ownership regulations to indecency rules, there are plenty of entertainment industry issues facing either a President Obama or a President Romney
- By Brent Lang on September 20, 2012 @ 7:34 am
Ukraine and Switzerland also cited for lax approach to copyright protection
- By Brent Lang on September 7, 2012 @ 7:45 am
Taobao said it will now work to identify and remove companies that trade counterfeit goods
- By Brent Lang on September 4, 2012 @ 10:17 am
Dodd praised Republicans last week for including similar language in their party platform
Guest Blog: The best strategy is all about providing fans with convenient access to music in legal, affordable ways
Guest Blog: If you have to sue someone, sue the guys who profit by selling songs illegally
Court declines to review a $675,000 jury award against Boston University student who downloaded a mere 30 songs.
- By Brent Lang on April 25, 2012 @ 11:56 am
Introduced at CinemaCon, the system of tiny cameras primarily installed at industry screenings and premieres but plans to ramp up production in next 18 months
- By Todd Cunningham on April 15, 2012 @ 10:14 am
Google co-founder Sergey Brin says that Hollywood “is shooting itself in the foot, or maybe worse” with its current anti-piracy lobbying
Paul Brigner, a tech officer who has left his post with the MPAA, explains how he changed his mind and why he now opposes SOPA...
- By Joshua L. Weinstein on February 22, 2012 @ 4:10 pm
In a speech in Atlanta, MPAA chief Chris Dodd says “Hollywood is pro-technology and pro-Internet,” but warns “a strong system of copyright protection” is necessary
The Associated Press filed a suit in a New York court against news aggregator Meltwater, which gets a split decision in a ruling on similar...
The International Intellectual Property Alliance recommends that Canada be placed on a watch list for rampant online and physical piracy
- By Peter Voskamp on February 2, 2012 @ 9:46 am
Days before the Super Bowl, a Michigan man was arrested for streaming live events, and 16 sites seized
- By Lucas Shaw on January 31, 2012 @ 11:43 am
Neil Young says that he and Steve Jobs talked at length about improving digital audio quality, but now his work with Apple is done
- By Lucas Shaw on January 31, 2012 @ 10:54 am
Hollywood is unlikely to go forward with anti-piracy legislation this year, Viacom’s Philippe Dauman tells Dive Into Media Conference
FileSonic limits use, Uploaded.to suspends U.S. service
- By Todd Cunningham on January 22, 2012 @ 11:31 am
Telling politicians in wake of anti-piracy setbacks that Hollywood money will stop flowing if they don’t stand up ‘when my job is at stake,’ amounts...
UPDATED: Temporary victory for those who complained that legislation goes too far could be bad news for Hollywood
MPAA chief Chris Dodd is earning $1.5 million to arm-twist Congress, but the powerful tech industry has other plans
The video-locker service allegedly committed $500 million in violations
Richard O’Dwyer’s TVShack website hosts links to pirated copyrighted films