3D movie box office totals take another dive

Could it be that the scourge of 3D film is coming to an end? The box office contribution of 3D showings dropped in 2017 to 12 percent of the U.S. and Canada's $11.1 billion total take, its lowest poin

MPAA Takes Down Pirating Group And Popcorn Time Fork

There are corks popping around the MPAA offices today. The American trade organization is claiming responsibility for shutting down several pirating services including a popular version of Popcorn Tim

Google Says It Will Not De-List Entire Sites For Copyright Violations

In an open letter to the Office and Management and Budget’s Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Google announced today that it opposes the practice of removing entire sites from search re

Privacy Groups Upbraid MPAA For Trying To Bring SOPA Back At The State Level

The ongoing struggle between Google and the Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has new players this week, as a number of privacy groups waded into the mix, dinging the Motion Picture Association of

Google Rips MPAA For Allegedly Leveraging Local Government To Revive SOPA

Corruption in the American Hollywood style is something to behold. Today, Google published a short blog post alleging that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), alongside a number of film

A Look Back At How The Content Industry Almost Killed Blockbuster And Netflix (And The VCR)

The once iconic video rental giant Blockbuster is shutting down its remaining stores across the country. Netflix, meanwhile, is emerging as the leader in video rental, now primarily through online str

MPAA: Despite Piracy, 2010 Was Record Year For The Movie Business

<img src="" />The Motion Picture Association of America says [PDF] the movie industry had its biggest year <i>ever</i> last year. This,

RIAA Goes Offline, Joins MPAA As Latest Victim Of Successful DDoS Attacks

<img src="" alt="" />In an offense called <a href="

Theater Revenue Reaches Record Levels, Despite Cries About P2P Piracy

<img src="" />Some things just amaze me. Despite the fact that people are paying more for theater tickets then ever, the MPAA and

MPAA refused to tell U.S. GAO where it got its piracy numbers

<img src="" />More fallout from <a HREF="

RIAA, MPAA would like to scan your hard drive for infringing content

<img src="" />There really isn't any particular point to the following story other than to get you riled up as your begin your weekend

MPAA has entire town's municipal Wi-Fi shut down over single piracy allegation

<img src="" />It's getting harder and harder to be surprised about the <a HREF="">MPAA</a>'s silly t

If it could, the MPAA would push you right off the swingset and into the mud

<img src="" />You <i>probably</i> already hate, for whatever reason, the MPAA (and its music industry cousin, the RIAA), but here's another

MPAA will hound isoHunt founder till the End of Days

<img src="" />You wouldn't want to be isoHunt founder Gary Fung these days. He's currently facing an MPAA lawsuit that could well result

MPAA argues in RealDVD courtroom that copying DVDs is illegal under the DMCA

<img src="" />What's another phrase for, “meh, who cares?” That's what I'm thinking when I read that the <a HREF="

RealNetworks totally thinks RealDVD will be back

<img src="" /> Remember <a HREF="

Wow, colleges are spending a lot of money to combat P2P

How much does it cost to monitor college students’ anti-American P2P activities? A whole lot, and that’s money colleges could be spending on, I don’t know, education. This chart brea

Judge upholds stop on RealDVD sales: Don't expect to see it for a long time (if ever)

Like Achilles, it looks like RealDVD has lived a short but glorious life. Its name will echo for eternity. And so on, and so forth. Right, so that judge that RealNetworks was so confident would rule i

RealNetworks is officially confident that RealDVD is legal

The RealDVD saga continues, quickly becoming one of the more interesting tech stories of the past few months. As we already know, both RealNetworks and the MPAA have been suing each other left, right

Surprise! Sales of RealDVD suspended while Hollywood runs itself into the ground

Note that I have nothing against Mr. Norris per se. You just knew this was going to happen. Sales of RealNetworks’ RealDVD have been suspended while Real fights Hollywood in court, forever. You
Load More