In a case that could bear on studio efforts to police DVD hacking software, a jury in San Jose acquitted Russian software firm ElcomSoft on charges of violating provisions of the Digital Millennium…
Federal Communications Commission topper Michael Powell wowed telecom lawyers -- and even reporters -- last week with a spoof of the Christmas perennial "It's a Wonderful Life."
The special edition of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and a sequel to "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" dominate this year's DVD Premiere Awards nominees. "Rings" drew six mentions…
Fox Home Entertainment is planning an aggressive rollout of TV-on-DVD releases for the first half of 2003, setting launch dates for first season collections of five primetime skeins.
Hollywood's majors have decided it's time to put the CleanFlicks genie back in the bottle. The studios have filed copyright and trademark infringement claims against CleanFlicks and 14 other…
A couple of years ago, magazine publishers Ziff Davis and Future Network looked like they were destined to hit the showers. Now they've got game.
Hollywood studios are expected to back the Directors Guild of America in a legal move today against companies and stores that rent and sell sanitized versions of films.
Emmy-winning gameshow host Ben Stein will host the DVD Premiere Awards Jan. 14 at L.A.'s Wiltern Theater.
Millions of consumers will have an opportunity to participate in this year's annual DVD Premiere Awards as the result of a partnership between the awards, produced by Daily Variety sister publication…
Encryption company Macrovision said it has formed a Music Technology Division, with exec Mark Belinsky named as senior VP and general manager of the unit. The company also announced a deal with…