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  1. How Hollywood Convinced California's Senate to Pass a Bill Increasing Piracy Damages

    6:53 am 4/30/2012

    An obscure case last year challenged the value of damages from piracy. Now, California law on calculating restitution could be on the verge of changing what pirates owe.Read more

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  2. Hotfile Slams MPAA's Interpretation of YouTube Ruling

    7:53 am 4/16/2012

    What did the Second Circuit really say in its recent verdict on Viacom's appeal? Hollywood studios offer a reading. The cyberlocker has its own interpretation. There's no peace in ongoing copyright wars.Read more

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  3. MPAA Lines Up With Porn Studio in Steamy Copyright Dispute

    7:25 am 4/9/2012

    Embedded links and repeat infringers are subject of a battle that's garnered the interest of movie studios, Google and Facebook.Read more

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  4. MPAA Chief Christopher Dodd Says SOPA Debate Isn't Over, Defends Hosting Harvey Weinstein Even as He Attacked Over 'Bully'

    8:29 pm 4/4/2012

    Hollywood's top lobbyist reflects on his first year; says Weinstein "was very helpful to me as a candidate for Congress and as a senator over the years."Read more

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  5. Weinstein Co. Changes Course, Edits 'Bully' for PG-13 Rating

    2:58 pm 4/3/2012

    The ratings board acts swiftly in granting the PG-13, and allows the Weinstein Co. and filmmaker Lee Hirsch to retain one crucial scene after other language trims were made.Read more

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  6. ‘Bully’ Director Slams MPAA For 'Great Hypocrisy'

    6:56 am 4/3/2012

    Lee Hirsch questions why his film about school bullying got an R rating when he believes studio pictures that glorify violence constantly receive a PG. Read more

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  7. MPAA Warns of Megaupload 'Relaunch' If Servers Are Transferred

    1:57 pm 4/2/2012

    Giving Megaupload back data would constitute a violation of studio rights, says a legal filing by the MPAA todayRead more

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  8. Bully: Film Review

    12:48 pm 3/28/2012

    Controversy surrounding the MPAA's ratings decision has dominated news and fired up advocates, but away from all that noise, Lee Hirsch's documentary is an intimate reflection on the bullying epidemic that makes its points quietly and succinctly.Read more

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  9. Aisha Tyler Slams MPAA's Rating Decision for 'Bully' (Video)

    5:28 pm 3/27/2012

    "It's irresponsible of the ratings association to not see how critical it is that kids get to see this film," the actress told THR at the premiere.Read more

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  10. How Hollywood Could Stop Pirate Bay's Plan to Launch Servers into the Sky

    11:55 am 3/22/2012

    One of the MPAA's legal enemies wants to escape copyright prosecution by taking its servers to international waters. A legal expert weighs in on a possible counter-strike.Read more

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