The MPAA Is Lobbying For an Army of Hollywood Drones. Wait. What?

You might not imagine the MPAA as a particularly drone-happy group, but new documents reveal that the actively lobbying the federal government for UAV drone use in domestic space. No, they aren't building an army to track down pirates; they just want filmmakers to be able to shoot with them. » 1/25/13 3:20pm 1/25/13 3:20pm

Kim Dotcom: Joe Biden Ordered the Megaupload Shutdown

Kim Dotcom has come out explaining that he knows who was behind the shutdown of his company and related sites. Speaking to TorrentFreak, Dotcom has explained that he believes Vice President Joe Biden directed attorney Neil MacBride to target the site. » 7/04/12 7:00am 7/04/12 7:00am

MPAA Fears MegaUpload Will Take Its Servers and Run

The MegaUpload legal circus is beginning to reach WikiLeaks proportions of spectacle. The MPAA petitioned the court yesterday to block MegaUpload's efforts to purchase its servers back from the cash-strapped hosting company, Carpathia on fears that the file sharing service would restart off-shore. » 4/03/12 1:00am 4/03/12 1:00am

The ISPs Are About to Take a Harder Stance Against Piracy

According to Cnet's Greg Sandoval, internet service providers such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon are working with media groups such as the RIAA and MPAA to adopt stricter anti-piracy policies which gradually increase the consequences for illegally downloading and distributing copyrighted material. » 6/23/11 10:59am 6/23/11 10:59am

Uh Oh: Movie Studios Are Now Suing Private File Sharing Services

Disney, Fox, Universal, Columbia and Warner Bros. have locked on to their next target in the battle against movie piracy—web-based digital locker site Hotfile. Claiming the site encourages and even rewards users via its affiliate system for sharing copyrighted material, the court papers were filed in Miami yesterday. » 2/09/11 5:40am 2/09/11 5:40am