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  1. MPAA's Chris Dodd, David Rips Join AFI's Board of Trustees

    1:21 pm 10/5/2011

    Nine others have been re-elected to the board, including Anne Sweeney, Brad Grey and Michael Wright. Read more

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  2. MPAA's Chris Dodd to Address Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers Conference

    11:48 am 9/27/2011

    The former Senator will discuss the impact of digital content theft at the late Oct. event.Read more

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  3. MPAA's Chris Dodd Makes Three Executive Appointments

    10:27 am 9/15/2011

    Michael O'Leary is promoted, with Laura Nichols and Lori McGrogan joining the team.Read more

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  4. Hollywood Pushes California Legislature For Filming Incentive Extension

    10:17 am 9/6/2011

    Lobbyists, including the Motion Picture Association of America, look to extend a $500-million tax credit to keep TV and film production in the state.Read more

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  5. Why NBCU Appealed a 'Ghost Hunters' Lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court (Analysis)

    8:29 am 8/29/2011

    NBCU, supported by the MPAA, has petitioned for cert to the high court in a lawsuit involving whether the studio ripped off the idea for Syfy's 'Ghost Hunters'. The future of stolen-idea cases could be at stake. Read more

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  6. U.K. Government Drops Website Blocking Plan

    6:26 am 8/3/2011

    Business secretary Vince Cable announced the change following a review of the policy by telecoms regulator Ofcom.Read more

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  7. MPAA Wins U.K. Court Case Against File-Sharing Site

    2:41 am 7/28/2011

    In a legal first in the U.K., a judge has ruled that a website, Newzbin 2, which offers links to free movies, must be blocked.Read more

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  8. MPAA: Kids TV Ads for PG-13 Films Were Approved

    11:35 am 7/27/2011

    A watchdog group had wondered if ads by Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Fox's X-Men: First Class had violated industry guidelines. Read more

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  9. Florida Judge Tosses a Key MPAA Claim Against Hotfile (Exclusive)

    8:13 am 7/11/2011

    The movie industry's battle against Hotfile is a test case concerning rampant alleged piracy on cyberlocker sites.Read more

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  10. Entertainment and Broadband Companies Partner to Curb Online Content Theft

    7:37 am 7/7/2011

    The MPAA, RIAA and online service giants, including Comcast, have agreed on a common framework for so-called copyright alerts, similar to credit card fraud alerts, designed to notify and educate consumers.Read more

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