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The MPAA’s eternal struggle to make piracy uncool

From bombastic ads to hero dogs, Hollywood’s fight for copyright reaches an internet boiling point.

On Aug 21, 2017 by Gabriel Nicholas

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Help crowdfund a movie of nonstop paint drying to annoy the British film board

Here’s why you should.

On Nov 19, 2015 by David Britton

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Disney can’t promote its ‘Star Wars’ spinoff because of ‘Mission Impossible’

Paramount keen to differentiate ‘Rogue Nation’ from ‘Rogue One.’

On Mar 23, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Federal judge halts MPAA-backed investigation into Google

Did the MPAA order an illegal censorship campaign against Google?

On Mar 3, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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MPAA’s ‘Where to Watch’ site is actually really useful

Now this is how you combat piracy.

On Nov 13, 2014 by Miles Klee

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MPAA puts blanket ban on wearable tech in movie theaters

Better leave your Google Glass and Fitbit at home. 

On Oct 30, 2014 by Allen Weiner

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Kim Dotcom’s extradition delayed until February

He can stay in that Mega masion for at least another seven months.

On Jul 8, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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MPAA tries and fails to shut down Reddit’s movie-sharing community

Let’s just say things didn’t go as planned.

On Jun 25, 2014 by Fernando Alfonso III

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U.S. movie and music industries hit Kim Dotcom with lawsuits

And just after he launched a political party, too.

On Apr 11, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Is this the new Bechdel Test?

Popular movies still don’t treat women and miniorities equally—here’s a new test to prove it.

On Mar 17, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Google tells Glass users to quit being so creepy and rude

Living on the cutting edge takes manners.

On Feb 19, 2014 by Miles Klee

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How federal agents became the movie industry’s copyright enforcers

Federal agents tore a man’s Google Glass off his face at a movie theater. Why were they doing the MPAA’s dirty work?

On Jan 31, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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MPAA joins Internet’s main standards group in likely bid to end online piracy

Could the W3C help thwart movie pirates?

On Jan 7, 2014 by Joe Kloc

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Inside the confusing, contradictory world of Internet piracy studies

Why can’t researchers agree on whether piracy helps or hurts the media business?

On Jan 6, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Copyright industry says harsh piracy laws are good for the economy

Want to save the economy? Stop downloading music.

On Dec 3, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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