The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD-CCA), the licensing agency for the CSS encryption system used on DVDs, has dropped its 4-year-old trade secrets lawsuit against a California man who posted the…
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf, the former Iraqi Minister for Information better known as "Comical Ali," is fast becoming an entertainment commodity.
It turns out Jack Valenti's fears about Oscar screeners weren't so far-fetched. The FBI on Thursday arrested Russell Sprague of Homewood, Ill., in connection with an Internet piracy ring that…
Shares of Netflix, the little company that could, surged more than 18% Thursday after it announced strong financial results and a two-for-one stock split.
The Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has presented its first online music report, arguing the music industry is actually winning its fight against online piracy.
Chinese broadcasters' plans to go digital have suffered a setback, as new figures show digital cable ended 2003 with just 201,000 subscribers, way behind the 1 million target.
Liberty Media Intl. has abruptly ousted the CEO of Pramer, its Argentina-based pay TV programmer and distributor, amid rumors of unsound business practices.
Netflix is going global. The online DVD rental company said Wednesday that it will begin offering its service in Canada and the U.K. in 2005, or possibly late 2004, as a first step toward a broad…
In a sign of how important videogames are becoming to the music industry for promoting new artists, publisher Electronic Arts is teaming up with Sony Music to launch the soundtrack for EA's new "NFL…
FoxNews.com and Microsoft's MSN portal have both launched new streaming video services on their Web sites.