It’s no secret that various corporate rights holders have been filing lawsuits in Canada. Now, the movie industry is denying that they’ve done so.
Today, we take a look at the financial situation for Cineplex in light of the Fairplay Canada allegations.
We’ve seen numerous anti-piracy ads and warnings on DVD’s and Blu-Ray before, but now we’ll be seeing double the ads in the near future. The big question is, will these ads on legitimately paid for movies really solve anything?
Justin Eugene Evans, the writer and director of ‘A Lonely Place for Dying’ released the first part of the movie to BitTorrent via the VODO services recently. He joins the ranks of many other producers who have chosen to freely distribute their content online for free via the ever present file-sharing medium.
There’s never been a shortage of press releases over the years about the MPAA blaming piracy for massive job losses. The numbers never seemed to add up given that most numbers being thrown about seemed to come from nowhere concrete. The question that does sometimes come out is, if Hollywood employees are being laid off, […]
Another day, another story about copy protection locking legitimate customers from the very content they legally purchased. So for your viewing pleasure, we present yet another horror story of DRM gone wrong.
The Philippine Federal Police (PNP) and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) have reached an agreement to work more closely together to combat movie piracy. The agreement includes influence from the Motion Picture Anti-Film Piracy Council (MPAFPC) and the National Cinema Association.
It’s not a well kept secret, but it is facts like this that copyright holders would rather keep quiet when discussing online piracy. This isn’t the first time movies rake in record breaking profits while the industry argues that the industry is facing total collapse due to unauthorized downloading, but one more reminder wouldn’t hurt.
Profits continue to skyrocket for Hollywood’s bottom line as Avatar took in $1 Billion in only 17 days.
There’s an interesting case that is already developing in Norway. A film was leaked online and the copyright industry in the country demanded that police should take action. After being signalled that the police didn’t want to go after the user, the industry turned to the Norwegian courts. The unusual part? Critical documents surrounding the […]