Following the announcement that the MPAA had filed a lawsuit against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom, the movie studios’ General Counsel Steven Fabrizio made several appearances in the media. Most memorable was an interview with Radio New Zealand, where he was surprised to hear Kim Dotcom on the other end of the line.
Just as the website’s title suggests, WhereToWatch is a portal that informs the American public about which websites offer legitimate video content. We’re almost certain that the regular user will go and check MPAA’s website before watching a video online, but is this the best of what the movie industry can offer? A pretty big
After many years of hard work and dedication, Bram Cohen made BitTorrent Live available for public use. The technology behind BT Live is expected to change everything we know about live streaming; to secure its future, the American computer programmer has filed a patent application. “We plan to shape the future of live broadcasts and
Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Hollywood studios in a lawsuit against the popular torrent indexer we know as isoHunt. The judge explained why isoHunt and its founder Gary Fung are not fit for safe harbor. With several million torrents indexed and more than 7.5 million visitors, isoHunt was one
After losing an important battle last year (the ratification of SOPA), Chris Dodd, head of the MPAA, is showing reluctance to the new anti-piracy legislation, saying that he “wasn’t enthusiastic” about it. Apparently, Chris Dodd had learned his lesson after failing to push the infamous Stop Online Piracy Act forward. In that sense, MPAA’s CEO