Motion Picture Association

  1. First P2P Arrest Under New Law In Japan

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The High-tech Crime Control Office made its first arrest using a P2P surveillance system that went in to service in January, to find the uploader of films including "Avatar" and "Percy Jackson and the Olympians." A 62-year-old ...

  2. UK Report Guides Debate On Govt Anti-Piracy Role

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The All Party Parliamentary Communications Group apComms , a group created to provide discussion between the communications industry and British Parliamentarians, released a report on Thursday that is the culmination of an inquiry into what role g ...

  3. ISPs Take Down Blogs

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST ACPM Mexico, the joint anti-piracy unit of international labels body IFPI and the Motion Picture Association, have gotten Internet service providers to take down 35 blogs the organizations say are involved in music and film piracy. Since November, ...

  4. Britain Agrees Plan To Tackle Online Music Piracy

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Some of Britain's biggest Internet service providers have reached an accord which voluntarily binds them to a code of practise intended to sharply reduce illicit file-sharing. The six ISPs -- Virgin Media, BSkyB, Carphone Warehouse, BT, Orang ...

  5. Copyright Row Dominates Summit

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Day one of the inaugural CISAC Copyright Summit has wrapped, after an afternoon session dominated by a stand-off between delegates and controversial Creative Commons founder Prof. Lawrence Lessig. Creative Commons issues copyright licenses that al ...

  6. eDonkey Server Shutdown

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Swiss authorities arrested operator. Swiss and Belgian police have shut down a major component of the eDonkey file-sharing network, used mainly to trade copies of copyrighted movies and music, the Motion Picture Association said on Wednesday. Razo ...

  7. eDonkey Server Shutdown

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Swiss authorities arrested operator. Swiss and Belgian police have shut down a major component of the eDonkey file-sharing network, used mainly to trade copies of copyrighted movies and music, the Motion Picture Association said on Wednesday. Razo ...

  8. Industries Team To Fight Piracy In Latin America

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Film, music communities expand joint efforts. The music and film industries in Latin America have teamed up in an unprecedented effort to jointly fight piracy. In a move that underscores the shared woes of copyright infringement, the Latin America ...

  9. IFPI, MPA In New Anti-Piracy Initiative

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Free software to block illegal file-sharing. International music industry trade body the IFPI has joined forces with the movie industry to distribute a free anti-piracy software designed to block illegal file-swapping on computers. Called Digital ...

  10. IFPI, MPA In New Anti-Piracy Initiative

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT International music industry trade body the IFPI has joined forces with the movie industry to distribute a free anti-piracy software designed to block illegal file-swapping on computers. International music industry trade body the IFPI has joined ...

  11. FBI, Police Seize 200,000 Discs In Atlanta Raids

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were raided yesterday (May 13) in Atlanta, according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were ra ...

  12. FBI, Police Seize 200,000 Discs In Atlanta Raids

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were raided yesterday (May 13) in Atlanta, according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were ra ...