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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 14th January 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 14th January 2012 ... Read more ...
Jan
31
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 7th January 2012

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Jan
31
2012



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Was Megaupload's New Pro-Artist Distribution Model The Real Reason Behind Shut Down?

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Megaupload's intentions to launch a new service that would see artists sell directly to fans, and cutting out the major music labels, might have given the music industry extra reason to be happy to see Megaupload shut down by the FBI ... Read more ...
Jan
27
2012



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Petition Asks White House To Investigate MPAA Bribery Claim

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White House's petition website used again, this time to call for an investigation into MPAA's Chris Dodd for bribery claims, after the former senator threatened to stop writing checks for politicians that did not come out to support SOPA/PIPA ... Read more ...
Jan
26
2012



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Anger From Users Of Megaupload's Legitimate Service, While Fear Grips Industry

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Users who used Megaupload's services legitimately are shocked and angered by the closure of the website on Thursday ... Read more ...
Jan
21
2012



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Anti-SOPA 'Blackout' Forces Political Back Downs, As MPAA Attacks 'Dangerous Gimmick'

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Thousands of websites take part in a planned day of action, protesting the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, as politicians start to distance themselves from the bill ... Read more ...
Jan
19
2012



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MPAA Attacks Ars Technica for 'Challenging Efforts To Curb Content Theft'

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MPAA attacks article showing that it misleads on piracy loss figures, and labels tech blog Ars Technica as being pro piracy ... Read more ...
Jan
13
2012



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Hollywood's Own Research Firm: Content Owners To Blame For Piracy, SOPA/PIPA Wrong

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Research firm Envisional, previously hired by NBC Universal to conduct research on web piracy, says that content owners should blame themselves for web piracy, and has revealed that the firm tried to convince content owners that SOPA/PIPA "is not the way to go" ... Read more ...
Jan
13
2012



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UltraViolet Gets More Backers, May Lose One

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Samsung and Amazon jump on the UltraViolet bandwagon, while Netflix may be going the other way ... Read more ...
Jan
11
2012



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Digital Streaming Up, While Packaged Media Revenue Declines

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Spending on Blu-ray, digital media up in 2011, as overall consumer spending dipped slightly, The Digital Entertainment Group reveals ... Read more ...
Jan
11
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 31st December 2011

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 31st December 2011 ... Read more ...
Jan
10
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 24th December 2011

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 24th December 2011 ... Read more ...
Jan
10
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 17th December 2011

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Jan
10
2012



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MPAA Conning Congress On Piracy Losses, Says Cato Instititute, GAO

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The MPAA may be double, or even triple, counting losses attributed to piracy, in order to scare the US government into implementing draconian copyright laws ... Read more ...
Jan
6
2012



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Movie Box Office Down For 2011, Critic Roger Ebert Refuses To Blame Piracy

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Movie ticket sales are down in North America for 2011, but film veteran Roger Ebert says the blame is not with web piracy ... Read more ...
Jan
3
2012