In what is considered an important victory for producers who use footage of now-deceased celebrities, a federal appeals court ruled that the makers of a series of how-to-dance videos could use movie…
A Costa Rican court handed down a prison sentence for the first time in a video piracy case. Previous cases have not required jail time.
Antipiracy investigators from the Motion Picture Assn. of America and detectives from the organized crime division of the New York Police Dept. teamed Wednesday to seize more than 14,000 pirated…
Video piracy in South Africa is costing members of the Motion Picture Assn., Holly-wood's powerful lobbying arm, some $12 million a year, according to a report being prepared by the U.S. trade…
Nearly 2 million pirated videocassettes were seized last year by investigators in the anti-piracy office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The thefts represent a potential revenue loss to…
Israel's film/video industry is facing major losses due to video piracy. Tapes are being sold on the street for as little as $ 10 in the same month pix are released.
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti is hailing Washington Gov. Mike Lowry for vetoing provisions of an anti-violence bill that would have required "age-based violence ratings" be…
The largest pirate video lab to be found in New York State was shut down by law enforcement authorities Tuesday. They seized approximately 4,000 unauthorized copies of many of the major studios' top…
Responding to the public's fascination with high profile court cases, Courtroom Television Network and Time-Life Video have pacted to release a series of homevideos covering many of the nation's…
Retailing giant Blockbuster has joined the growing list of companies supporting A Penny for AIDS, the fundraising drive developed by the Video Industry AIDS Action Committee.