Growing piracy a hot topic at CineAsia
- Piracy protection. // Discount Store News;3/8/99, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p21
Discusses the threat of unauthorized distribution and piracy in the software, video and music industries. Use of watermark technology to prevent piracy; Amount of lost suffered by American movie companies due to video piracy; Need for a copy protection program for movies in digital format.
- ASIA HOMEVID PIRACY STILL ON THE RISE. Groves, Don // Variety;12/2/2002, Vol. 389 Issue 3, p17
Reports on the growth of homevideo piracy in Asia as of December 2, 2002. Loss incurred by motion picture distributors due to video piracy; Piracy levels in several Asian countries; Comments on the inadequacy of piracy sanctions in Asian countries.
- DOINGS DOWN UNDER. George, Sandy // Film Journal International;Oct2002, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p131
Reports on the proliferation of pirated film videos in Australia as of October 2002. Increase in arrests and seizure of pirated videos; Factors which led to the increase in the demand for pirated videos; Financial impact of film piracy on motion picture producers.
- PIRACY FIGHT WANES. Tegel, Simeon // Daily Variety;7/16/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 30, p8
Reports on the slackening of Mexico's fight against piracy under the presidency of Vicente Fox. Lack of arrests for video piracy during the first half of 2001; Financial impact of fake videocassettes sold annually on Motion Picture Association members; Comparison between the piracy stance of...
- Movie Pirates Gain Ground as Digital Technology Advances. Andersen, Steven // Corporate Legal Times;Mar2003, Vol. 13 Issue 136, p15
Presents questions and answers advisory on the problem of pirate movie trade in the U.S. Responsibility of Ken Jacobsen, the worldwide antipiracy director of Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in designing and managing the association's worldwide antipiracy strategies; Financial...
- Fresh planks put pressure on pirates. Khan, Bob // Variety;9/10/2001, Vol. 384 Issue 4, p14
Reports on the measures implemented by the Malaysian government against videotape piracy on September 15, 2001. What have allowed the tape pirates to flourish, according to Hamdan Adnan of the Federation of Malaysian Consumer Association; Obstacles to the laws implemented; Comments from...
- Hong Kong claims victory over piracy. Hanson, Jeremy // Variety;10/09/2000, Vol. 380 Issue 8, p14
Reports on the actions taken by government of Hong Kong, China in response to protests against piracy as of October 2000. Prevalence of piracy in the city; Retail sales of pirated videos, compact discs and software; Introduction of laws outlawing piracy.
- Hong Kong bust puts focus on disc stampers. Chung, Winnie // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/12/2000, Vol. 366 Issue 4, p77
Reports that anti-piracy watchdogs for the Hong Kong film industry are calling the government to monitor plants that produce optical disc stamper machines, devices that convert digital masters into a template that can be replicated. Intensification of lobbying after the busting of a piracy...
- NZFACT broadens piracy probe. Wakefield, Philip // Onfilm;Sep2006, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the decision of the New Zealand Federation Against Copyright Theft to conduct investigations of activities on the Internet. The federation has appointed Rob Lardner as director of operations for digital activities to probe illegal downloading of movies through peer-to-peer...