The French senate has delivered an elaborated report on a proposed revision of Hadopi, the national anti-piracy law, calling for drastic sanctions against pirates and fewer so-called ‘educational…
Comcast Corp. is developing a new approach to fighting piracy in the U.S., and wants other major content companies and distributors on board. The owner of the nation’s largest cable operator has…
President Pranab Mukherjee is urging the film industry to provide positive values following rising reports of rapes of minors.
Russian Orthodox Church urged followers to give up social media for Lent, South Korean film distrib CJ Entertainment has given a twist to movie posters, zombies have been off the radar in Indian…
Hollywood studios are quick to offer figures on the cost of piracy, but a new study sheds light on whether efforts to combat it is at all working. A study conducted by Carnegie Mellon’s Initiative…
MPAA chairman Chris Dodd met Italian prime minister Mario Monti on Friday in Rome in a high-level lobbying effort that Italo industryites hope will push long-stalled anti-piracy legislation through…
Exhibition chain Odeon-UCI and Italy's anti-piracy body Fapac are partnering to nix camcording in the country's cinemas days ahead of MPAA chairman Chris Dodd's arrival at the Rome Film Festival for…
Harvey Weinstein called on the U.K., U.S. and other governments to follow France in enacting stricter anti-piracy laws to protect filmmakers as he delivered the keynote address to an industry…
PARIS -- A Paris court has sentenced five French pirates to three-to-six months in jail, and fined them a total of €1.1 million ($1.4 million) in damages.
PARIS -- France's three-year-old anti-piracy law, whose key provisions include the punishment of multiple offenders, seems to have been beneficial for the industry. However, the new government is…
With Hollywood's studios having largely abandoned mid- to low-budget production, now is a good time to invest in independent movies, said Harvey Weinstein, guest of honor at the first Champs-Elysees…
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