The showbiz lobby and a number of lawmakers on Wednesday singled out Google and other search engines for being a gateway to pirated online content, unveiling a study that showed the “critical role”…
Victoria Espinel, the first White House intellectual property coordinator, has stepped down after almost four years in the post, according to industry sources. Espinel’s final day on the job was…
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL and other companies that manage advertising networks unveiled a set of voluntary “best practices” on combating copyright infringement, a set of standards to follow as…
The White House will encourage search engines, cyberlockers and domain name registrars to come up with voluntary agreements with Hollywood and other industries to curb online piracy of movies, TV…
As Hollywood looks to read the tea leaves in the wake of Tuesday's election, it's clear that the win for President Barack Obama won't result in a sea change in Washington's dealings with show…
Cary Sherman, CEO of the Recording Industry Assn. of America, speaks in precise words. His white hair and emphatic delivery lend him an aura of seriousness.
The rise of digital platforms has kept showbiz scrambling -- and lawyers working overtime -- to sort out how content can be monetized and rightsholders compensated fairly. But with cloud-based music…
Hollywood and its supporters are feeling something akin to a hangover following the sidelining of the Stop Online Piracy Act and a companion bill in the Senate.
The death of Apple co-founder and tech visionary Steve Jobs was something we all suspected was coming, but still were shocked to hear had occurred. His impact on the entertainment and tech industries…
Hollywood studios and record labels unveiled a landmark agreement with Internet providers for a system of "copyright alerts" in an effort to crack down on content piracy.
It may come as no surprise, but the positive results of recent legal action against online piracy is music to the Recording Industry Assn. of America's ears.