Report: Hollywood Totally Lied About Its Big Victory Over The Pirates

Back in 2013, the Motion Picture Association of America filed one of its biggest victories: a $80 million settlement against Hotfile, a file-sharing website that got on the wrong side of Hollywood. Only, Hotfile never paid anything close to that amount, and the MPAA has been telling a (court-approved) fib about the… » 12/24/14 3:30pm Wednesday 3:30pm

Sony Leak: The Secret Meetings That Set Hollywood's Anti-Piracy War Plan

Every year, legal representatives from seven of the biggest movie studios in the country gather in Sherman Oaks, California to talk about all things anti-piracy. Which isn't surprising; it's their livelihood, after all. But what does leaves a sour taste in your mouth is their plan to spread the DMCA-dispensing gospel:… » 12/15/14 9:40am 12/15/14 9:40am

Would You Resell Your Ebooks and MP3s Even If You Could?

The MPAA doesn't want you to resell the movies you buy on iTunes and other services. The U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on the Judiciary's Subcommittee Intellectual Properly and the Internet hearing is now discussing if they are right or wrong in a—but does it matter? Would you resell your digital goods… » 6/08/14 3:20pm 6/08/14 3:20pm