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- H.K. CHOPS PIRACY. Hansen, Jeremy // Daily Variety;10/04/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 23, p11
Focuses on the efforts of curtailing motion picture piracy in Hong Kong, China. Response to protests made by several Hong Kong entertainers; Reduction of retail sales of pirated videos, compact discs (CD) and softwares; Introduction of law outlawing piracy, licensing of intellectual property...
- Mexico tries tax tack in piracy battle. Sutter, Mary // Variety;08/25/97, Vol. 368 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on the different legal tactics employed by the local branch of the Motion Picture Association to combat the growing problem of video piracy in Mexico. Conditions in Mexico that breed video piracy; MPA's plans for combatting the problem.
- EUROPE TALKS CINEMA. Meza, Ed // Daily Variety;6/29/2011, Vol. 311 Issue 61, p6
The article offers information related to the film industry in Europe including the presentation of upcoming films by Universal Pictures, releases of digital products from Sony Corp., and the introduction of security measures to combat piracy by CineEurope.
- TAP-DANCING ON TAPES Studios still fuzzy on strategy for screeners. Gray, Timothy M. // Daily Variety;10/31/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 20, p1
Cites the delay in the delivery of Hollywood movie studios' screener movie tapes to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters. Process being used by movie studios to determine which tapes to send to Academy members; Efforts of the Motion Picture Association of America to prevent piracy...
- Film biz takes rights fight to states. Sweeting, Paul // Daily Variety;4/7/2003, Vol. 279 Issue 1, p6
Reports that the movie industry organization Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is lobbying the states to adopt laws designed to prevent film piracy. Provisions of the laws proposed by the MPAA; States that have approved MPAA-sponsored laws.
- MPA IN ACTION IN OZ. Groves, Don // Daily Variety;12/2/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 41, p8
Reports on the appointment of Adrianne Pecotic as executive director for the Australian Federation of Against Copyright Theft division of the Motion Picture Association in Australia. Job responsibilities; Details on the operations of the division; Level of DVD piracy worldwide.
- Peeving individual pirates has its price. Johnson, Ted // Daily Variety;5/13/2011, Vol. 311 Issue 29, p2
The article offers the author's insights on how Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) discourage privacy through filing a suit against users or consumers who downloaded movie illegally.
- Philippine talent asks for help. Jazmines, Tessa // Daily Variety;3/4/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 1, pA10
Reports the effort of the Philippine government to form legislation stopping film and music piracy. Impact of piracy on the motion picture and music recording industries; Estimation of lost revenue; Consideration of dismissing police commanders ignoring the sale of pirated items in jurisdictions.
- Jack packs heat for the piracy war. DiOrio, Carl // Daily Variety;3/6/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 44, p1
Reports on the anti-piracy campaign of the motion picture industry in the U.S. Threats posed by illegally copied and distributed films; Influence of broadband technology on the spread of pirated films; Estimates on the loss incurred by the industry due to film piracy.