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Alleged Sony leaks reveal Google was a target of the MPAA

Sony and others aren't happy with Google's piracy role, Xaomi is the new smartphone player and another Samsung Galaxy S6 "leak"

By 17 December 2014

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MPAA joins Web standards group amid video DRM dispute

Google and Microsoft are working on a Web standard for video copy protection, but the idea has notable opponents. Now the MPAA can lend its voice directly to the controversy.

By 9 January 2014

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Hotfile forks over $80 million to settle MPAA copyright suit

Along with paying millions of dollars, the file-sharing locker is also ordered to introduce copyright filtering technology or cease all operations.

By 4 December 2013

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Google accuses Hollywood of 'trying to censor the Internet'

Using information from alleged documents leaked by the Sony hackers, Google said the Motion Picture Association of America and Mississippi's attorney general conspired to limit free speech on the Internet.

By 19 December 2014

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Google files lawsuit against Mississippi attorney general to block subpoena

The search giant continues its campaign against Mississippi's Jim Hood. Google says his request for company information is an "unjustified attack" that violates federal law.

By 20 December 2014

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Isohunt to permanently shutter after settlement with MPAA

The immensely popular file-sharing service agrees to close the site amid allegations of copyright infringement, along with pay Hollywood movie studios $110 million in damages.

By 18 October 2013

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Phone-crazed audiences and fed-up musicians? Yondr is on the case

The startup has developed a novel way to help audiences give musicians their undivided attention: a locking smartphone case that must be used while at a show.

By 2 November 2014

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Make your own little Lego movie (yes, even PG-13)

Skit has secured the assets of "The Lego Movie," so that kids can make their own skits and adults can too. Oh, the possibilities.

By 17 June 2014

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Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By 15 May 2014

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MegaUpload slapped with suit by six major Hollywood studios

The MPAA says the now-defunct file-sharing site should pay millions because it allegedly infringed on copyrighted movies and TV shows, while encouraging others to do the same.

By 8 April 2014