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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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R2-D2 is PG-13: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' rated in the US

The MPAA has a bad feeling about the "sci-fi violence" of the new Star Wars film, not that it'll make any difference.

By 26 November 2015

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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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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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Torrent site IsoHunt loses appeal against MPAA filters

A federal appeals court's ruling means that search filters -- based on keywords supplied by the MPAA's member studios -- must remain in place if the site is to stay online.

By 23 March 2013

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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

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MegaUpload: Pffft! MPAA's user-data stance is 'posturing'

MegaUpload's lead lawyer suggests Hollywood film studios aren't sincere about being okay with the return of MegaUpload's user data.

By 8 June 2012

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MPAA: No MegaUpload data access without safeguards

Hollywood studios argue that any process that allows MegaUpload users to access files they stored should not "compound" the "massive" copyright infringement they say has already occurred.

By 31 October 2012

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Isohunt BitTorrent site rises from the dead as Isohunt.to

Shortly after the massively popular torrent search engine agreed to shutter indefinitely in a settlement with the MPAA, fans of the site create a near replica clone.

By 31 October 2013