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This page contains all the news items for the tag "MPAA" for the month of April 2012. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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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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Weekly News Roundup (29 April 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 29 April 2012 ... Read more ...
Apr
29
2012



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Australian ISP Defeats Hollywood As Copyright Trial Appeal Rejected

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Australia's second largest ISP scores a major victory in the copyright wars against the Hollywood backed AFACT, as High Court upholds earlier rulings that protected ISPs from the infringing actions of its users ... Read more ...
Apr
20
2012



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Google Co-Founder: Web Freedom Under Threat

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin warns the Internet as we know it is under increasing threat from governments, the entertainment industry, and even the likes of Apple and Facebook ... Read more ...
Apr
18
2012



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Legal Expert: The Most Downloaded Files On Hotfile Are Open Source

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A report commissioned by Hotfile and written by a Duke University law professor shows that the most popular files on the website are in fact legal, open source files, and that Hotfile's affiliate program can help content creators ... Read more ...
Apr
14
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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MPAA Fears Megaupload May Rise Again If Server Data Transferred

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The MPAA warns that Megaupload could rise again if the 25 PB of server data, currently being hosted by Megaupload's former ISP Carpathia at their own cost of $9,000 per day, is transferred back to Megaupload or another third party ... Read more ...
Apr
8
2012