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Home Video Spending On The Rise, As Subscription Streaming Booms

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Subscription streaming revenue rises an amazing 545%, as the decline of disc based sales slows thanks to Blu-ray, according to newly released figures by DEG ... Read more ...
Apr
30
2012



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Hollywood Cast Weary Eye Over Google Fiber Rollout

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Google is rolling out super fast fiber Internet, and Hollywood is worried that the web piracy problem will be even worse when people are able to download a Blu-ray movie in only a few minutes ... Read more ...
Apr
30
2012



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92-Year-Old Veteran's Disc Piracy Operation To Help Troops - Will the MPAA Sue?

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92-year-old war veteran helps today's overseas serving troops by sending them pirated DVDs - all 200,000 of them, since 2004! ... Read more ...
Apr
28
2012



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

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 14th April 2012 ... Read more ...
Apr
25
2012



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

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 7th April 2012 ... Read more ...
Apr
17
2012



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MPAA Wades Into New Legal Battle, Says Embedding Is Piracy

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Is linking or embedding a video the same as uploading and hosting a video? The MPAA thinks so, to the chagrin of Google and Facebook, who might see parts of their business model made illegal under this interpretation ... Read more ...
Apr
12
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 31st March 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 31st March 2012 ... Read more ...
Apr
11
2012



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MPAA Tech Policy Chief Quits, Comes Out Attacking SOPA/PIPA

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A former senior vice president at the MPAA has come out attacking the lobbying group's support for SOPA/PIPA, saying the controversial bills aren't "mutually compatible" with the Internet ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2012



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MPAA's Dodd: SOPA and PIPA Could Make Comeback

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MPAA chief Chris Dodd is not giving up on SOPA, and wants President Obama to use his good relationship with the tech sector to reach a compromise ... Read more ...
Apr
8
2012



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Viacom Wins Copyright Appeal, But YouTube Sees Victory Too

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Viacom and YouTube going back to court over copyright infringement claims, as appeals court backs parts of Viacom's argument that YouTube may have exercised "willful blindness" to infringing content on the site ... Read more ...
Apr
6
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 24th March 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 24th March 2012 ... Read more ...
Apr
3
2012



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French Web Piracy Cut In Half, Music, Video Revenue Still Declines

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French "three-strikes" appears to have dealt a major blow to web piracy in the country, but music and movie industry revenue continues to decline ... Read more ...
Apr
2
2012



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Congress Passes SOPA In Emergency Session

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In a move that has surprised everyone, the US House of Representative passes the controversial SOPA legislation with an overwhelming 310 'Yays' to 80 'Nays' ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2012