Are you wondering when the latest blockbuster movies will leak online? Then Squawkr might be something for you. The new service allows people to maintain a watchlist of films and sends alerts when a high-quality scene release appears online. | Ernesto | _________ # ! … who se this tool more… # ! … movie … Continue reading
In 2014, Sony was subjected to a massive cyberattack which resulted in the leak of huge quantities of data. The trove contained several movies, all of which appeared online for anyone to download for free. Now the owner of one of the titles is suing Sony, claiming that company failed in its obligation to protect … Continue reading
Social networks are increasingly being used to spread copyrighted content but rather than take down infringing items individually, entertainment companies would like to take a broader approach. Should copyright holders be allowed to wipe out communities with millions of members to protect copyright? | Andy | _________ # ! … we see that the ‘#war’ … Continue reading
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Movie director Lexi Alexander wants to “occupy Hollywood” by bridging the gap between pirates and filmmakers. Sporting a banner to free Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, Alexander says that the criminalization of file-sharing is “pathetic”, while calling out the losses claimed by the MPAA as “bullshit”.
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The fight between a movie studio and an Australian ISP has today taken another odd turn. Village Roadshow’s co-CEO now suggests that iiNet must take responsibility for piracy in the same way a car manufacturer apparently would if one of its vehicles killed someone while being driven by a customer… Continue reading
Disputes on the issue of piracy are commonplace, but it’s much more interesting when they spill over into the public arena. Thanks to an argument between a movie studio and ISP, each former rivals in one of the world’s biggest copyright liability disputes, the bitterness over BitTorrent downloads… Continue reading
A key motivation for people to illegally download is the long gap between a movie’s theatrical release and its debut through other channels. To tackle this problem in Australia the exclusive theatrical release window will soon begin to narrow from 120 to 90 days. Continue reading