MPAA chairman Chris Dodd received a compensation package of $2.4 million in 2011, the year he joined the motion picture trade association and became Hollywood's chief lobbyist. Dodd's compensation…
Protect Ip Act
MPAA topper Chris Dodd is pushing hard for Hollywood and Silicon Valley to combine efforts to protect content and fight piracy.
In the 14 months since Christopher Dodd took the top job at the Motion Picture Assn. of America, he's been scrambling to get up to speed.
Moving forward on implementing the Copyright Alerts that consumers will soon receive when they download infringing content, showbiz and Internet service providers have selected an executive director…
MPAA chairman dismisses concerns of threat to Web
Hollywood studios, networks, and guilds and unions, and other content creators are pouring money into a broadcast and cable ad campaign, hoping to drum up support for a major piece of anti-piracy…
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, responding to predictions that anti-piracy legislation would give foreign regimes reason to censor the web, said that there "is no contradiction between…
More than 50 venture capital investors in tech firms are opposing the Protect IP Act, a major piece of anti-piracy legislation targeted at websites devoted to trafficking in infringing content that…
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has placed a hold on a piece of anti-piracy legislation championed by Hollywood studios and guilds, arguing that it will "muzzle speech and stifle innovation and economic…
A group of 42 attorneys general have endorsed Congressional efforts to pass an anti-piracy bill this year, bolstering Hollywood's effort to promote the legislation despite some skepticism in the tech…