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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Bob Pisano Steps Down as MPAA President and COO

    10:11 am 6/27/2011

    He will act as an adviser after his official departure.Read more

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  8. MPAA's Chris Dodd Presses China to Open Film Market

    3:31 am 6/13/2011

    “If the argument is that China’s not mature enough, well that’s baloney,” the MPAA chairman said at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival Monday. Read more

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  9. Ottawa To Tackle Pirates of the Canadians, Again

    8:18 am 6/1/2011

    The Canadian government is to make a fourth attempt at copyright reform for the digital age at the urging of Hollywood, with success likely now that the ruling Conservatives control the House of Commons in Ottawa. Read more

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  10. Senators Introduce Bill to Fight Websites with Pirated Content

    10:13 am 5/12/2011

    Industry groups and unions lauded the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act (PROTECT IP Act) and a separate bill that would classify illicit online streaming of copyrighted content as a felony.Read more

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