In a coordinated effort between German police and Scotland Yard, authorities in Hanover broke up the biggest DVD piracy operation ever in Germany earlier this month.
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For the first time, consumers in a given week have rented more DVDs than VHS cassettes, according to VSDA VidTrac. A total of 28.2 million DVDs were rented the week ending June 15, compared with 27.3…
What's in a name? Plenty if you're Internet mogul Barry Diller. Determined to distance himself from a lingering hint of entertainment aspiration, Diller is redubbing USA Interactive as…
For Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas), privacy apparently trumps piracy. The solon wants to make it far more difficult for everyone to force Internet service providers like Verizon to cough up names of…
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Vidgame publisher Sega will overhaul its well-regarded sports titles under a deal with ESPN that puts the Disney cable network's brand on all its sports offerings.
As Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. pledges money and support for its TV assets, its online book business is being edged out of the picture.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was forced to backpedal Wednesday from statements he made in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which he advocated the use of aggressive antipiracy technology -…
The much-delayed latest installment to Eidos' hugely popular "Tomb Raider" vidgame franchise could get pushed back again, possibly past Eidos' fiscal year-end June 30, keeping the blockbuster's…
MusicMatch has hired four new executives to round out its team as it expands operations in the burgeoning online music market.
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