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  1. Google Again Opposes Movie Industry in a Copyright Fight

    3:52 pm 3/20/2012

    The MPAA says that Hotfile is like Megaupload, but Google says Hotfile deserves the same legal protections as YouTube.Read more

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  2. Teens Plead With Chris Dodd to Change 'Bully's' R Rating

    8:38 pm 3/15/2012

    Producer Harvey Weinstein, bullying victims met with the former senator and current MPAA CEO in Washington after a screening of the documentary.Read more

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  3. MPAA Chairman Chris Dodd Pushes for Indian Film Industry to Fight Against Piracy

    12:22 am 3/14/2012

    Addressing the FICCI FRAMES convention in Mumbai, he attributes the loss of 500,000 jobs and $1 billion a year from the country's economy to content theft.Read more

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  4. 'Bully' Continues Run of PG-Ratings in Canada

    9:16 am 3/13/2012

    Ontario and Manitoba are the latest Canadian provinces to give the Lee Hirsch documentary and local distributor Alliance Films an all-clear for teen viewing. Read more

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  5. Congress Joins Weinstein's 'Bully' Rating Fight With MPAA as 20 Members Sign Teen's Petition

    7:16 am 3/12/2012

    A teen's petition to the ratings board gets support from a bipartisan coalition.Read more

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  6. Harvey Weinstein, MPAA To Host 'Bully' Screening, Panel in Washington, DC

    12:38 pm 3/9/2012

    Despite their battle over the film's R rating, the two sides are coming together to discuss the issues presented in the film.Read more

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  7. 'Bully' Gets Another PG-Rating From Canadian Movie Censors

    6:54 am 3/9/2012

    The conservative province of Alberta has followed British Columbia in imposing no age restriction on the upcoming documentary about U.S. school bullying. Read more

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  8. 'Bully' Doc Gets PG-Rating in Canada, Despite MPAA's R-Rating Stateside

    12:01 pm 3/7/2012

    Director Lee Hirsch applauds liberal British Columbia film censors for slapping no age restriction on the documentary about bullying among school-age kids. Read more

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  9. 'Bully' Petition Secures 200,000 Signatures; Will Be Delivered to MPAA Wednesday

    9:15 am 3/6/2012

    One week after a reported 75,000 people had signed the public plea to overturn the doc's R-rating, the appeal has gained another 125,000 supporters.Read more

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  10. Tens of Thousands Sign Petition Urging MPAA to Overturn 'Bully's' R Rating

    1:00 pm 2/28/2012

    News of the online petition comes one day after a high school student, who may have been bullied, allegedly shot and killed three classmates in Chardon, Ohio.Read more

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