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  1. Google Seizes on Sony Hacked Docs to Attack MPAA Conspiracy

    2:49 pm 12/18/2014

    The MPAA responds calling Google's position as a defender of free speech "shameful"Read more

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  2. SOPA Foe, Reddit Founder Commits Suicide at 26

    12:57 pm 1/12/2013

    UPDATED: Aaron Swartz's body was found Friday by his girlfriend; the tech pioneer and activist had suffered from depression.Read more

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  3. Ari Emanuel in Abu Dhabi: Silicon Valley, Hollywood Are 'Working Together Pretty Well'

    11:56 pm 10/8/2012

    UPDATED: The WME co-CEO tells the annual media summit in the emirate that cooperation is "actually getting a little bit better" and that crowdfunding will increasingly become an option for content creators. Read more

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  4. MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Offers Olive Branch to Tech Industry over SOPA

    10:59 am 10/3/2012

    “Despite what the media and the advocates on the extremes would have you believe, the content and technology communities are not adversaries,” the former U.S. senator writes in an online opinion piece.Read more

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  5. WME's Ari Emanuel 'Misinformed' on Copyright Filtering, Says Google Exec

    5:38 am 6/1/2012

    Susan Wojcicki, who heads advertising for the tech giant, responds to the CEO's argument that Silicon Valley should help Hollywood figure out how to avoid piracy.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 5 Questions With George Lucas: Controversial 'Star Wars' Changes, SOPA and 'Indiana Jones 5'

    12:18 pm 2/9/2012

    "Somehow, when I make the slightest change, everybody thinks it’s the end of the world," the filmmaker tells THR about the uproar over tweaks to "Episode 1 — The Phantom Menace."Read more

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  8. The SOPA War: Why the GOP Turned on Piracy (Opinion)

    10:47 am 2/2/2012

    For Republicans, opposition to intellectual property laws is starting to look like a political winner, and that should terrify Hollywood as it misreads where the pop-culture power base now lies.Read more

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  9. Philippe Dauman: A 'Mob Mentality' Killed PIPA and SOPA

    1:07 pm 1/31/2012

    At a technology conference, the Viacom CEO defends the anti-piracy legislation as "reasonable."Read more

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  10. Megaupload User Data May Be Gone By Thursday, Feds Say

    1:12 pm 1/30/2012

    In the wake of arrests over illegal downloads, prosecutors say the file-sharing site could be wiped clean this week.Read more

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