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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 Jan. 8, 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 Dec. 3, 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 Oct. 17, 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 Mar. 22, 2013

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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 Oct. 30, 2012

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Correction: Background misstated in MPAA/Kim DotCom post

This story incorrectly stated the legal background for Mike Ellis, an executive with the Motion Picture Association of America's division in Asia.

By Jul. 5, 2012

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MPAA: Kim DotCom's conspiracy theories are bunk

Kim DotCom suggests Joe Biden met with studio chiefs a year ago to talk about MegaUpload. MPAA says there was one topic of discussion, and it wasn't MegaUpload.

By Jul. 5, 2012

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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 Jun. 8, 2012

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MPAA's former tech policy chief turns SOPA foe

Hollywood's ex-chief technology policy officer has become the latest critic of controversial Web site blocking laws, arguing they're incompatible "with the health of the Internet."

By Apr. 6, 2012

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MPAA chief: SOPA and Protect IP back from the grave?

The Motion Picture Association of America hasn't exactly given up on the Stop Online Piracy Act or similar legislation, despite January's widespread protests.

By Apr. 5, 2012