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MPAA Wants Obama To Target Canada Over Copyright

The election of Barack Obama has led to considerable speculation about what the change in administration might mean for U.S. pressure on Canada on intellectual property issues.  If the MPAA – the lead Hollywood lobbyist – has anything to say about it, the pressure will only increase.  Eighteen months after […]

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December 9, 2008 22 comments News

Hollywood Targets Irish Pre-Schools With Royalty Demands

The Sunday Times reports that Hollywood groups have sent demand letters to 2,500 Irish pre-schools for playing DVDs in class without paying a royalty.

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October 6, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

Canadian Press on IsoHunt Suit

Canadian Press features a story on the MPAA lawsuit against Vancouver-based Isohunt.com.

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May 26, 2008 7 comments Must Reads

Quebec Presses Hollywood on Lack of Movie Dubbing

The Canadian Press reports that the MPAA will be called before a Quebec legislative committee to explain why so few films are dubbed into French.

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May 25, 2008 3 comments Must Reads

Independent Film Alliance for Net Neutrality

In the wake of the MPAA's public position against net neutrality, Jon Healey notes that the Independent Film and Television Alliance has publicly criticized that position and favours a net neutral approach.

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March 17, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads