Ex-Fox Nets' Workers Are Hit on Piracy
- 6 former Fox staffers charged with piracy. Brodesser, Claude // Daily Variety;5/17/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 30, p6
Reports on the charges imposed on six former employees at Fox Cable Networks Services LLC who conspired to commit copyright infringement for posting or downloading pirated movies and software from a company computer server in the U.S. Conduction of federal inquiry starting with an internal...
- Fox DVDs add piracy blurbs. Hettrick, Scott // Daily Variety;10/19/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 12, p1
Reports on the addition of the antipiracy trailer campaign of the Motion Picture Association in the DVDs sold by Fox Entertainment Group Inc. overseas. Start of the practice in North America; Explanation of the moral and legal ramifications of downloading movies and buying bootleg copies from...
- PIRACY IS EVERYWHERE. // Film Journal International;Feb2004, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the incidence of rampant piracy of the U.S. motion picture industry. Role of the proliferation of broadband and the Internet industry; Focus on the efforts of the National Association of Theatre Owners to fight infringement of copyrighted material.
- GAUL SCREENERS GO POOF. Sweeting, Paul // Daily Variety;12/23/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 56, p1
Delves into the issue of piracy and screener ban in the U.S. film industry. Name of the technology that would address the problem of screener ban on motion pictures; Features of this technology; Advantages to users.
- Security blankets. James, Nick // Sight & Sound;Aug2005, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p3
Comments on efforts taken by the motion picture industry in the fight against piracy. Measures taken before conducting press screenings; Attempt to make file-sharing entities liable for infringement of copyright; Influence of new technologies on piracy issues.
- MPA piracy tack aims at vid shops. Rothrock, Vicki // Daily Variety;2/4/2005, Vol. 286 Issue 28, p9
Reports that the Motion Picture Association is targeting video rental shops in Taiwan as part of its effort to curb piracy.
- MASS. TOUGHEST ON PIRATES. // Daily Variety;11/29/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 40, p8
This article focuses on anti video piracy law. Massachusetts has enacted the nation's toughest anti-video piracy law under legislation signed by Governer Mitt Romney. Those convicted of recording any part of a movie face up to two years in prison and fines of up to $100,000. In a prepared...
- MORE PEER PRESSURE. Crabtree, Susan // Daily Variety;8/16/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 30, p8
Looks into the issue of music and motion picture piracy through peer-to-peer (P2P) networks as well as pornography in the U.S. Content of the letter sent to Federal Trade Commission Chairman Timothy Muris; Views of industry executives regarding the matter; Request made by several prominent...
- Campaign plugs camcorder leaks. Frankel, Daniel // Daily Variety;10/25/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 16, pA3
Focuses on the identification of digital camcorders as the leading technology used in movie piracy in the U.S. Statement of Charles Swartz, executive director and CEO of Entertainment Technology Center, on the requirement in preventing the piracy; Approval of the Piracy Deterrence and Education...