One of the biggest bittorrent search engines has ceased operation. The Isohunt website is shutting down after more than ten years according to its founder, Gary Fung.
It's funny how the MPAA works. When William Friedkin made The Exorcist back in the early 70's, it went through and got the R even with its nuclear obscenities, the crucifix scene, and many other intense moments.
The concept of found footage, where celluloid or video evidence left behind tells the story of a movie, has worked very well in horror films like The Blair Witch Project.
Now can it work in a comedy?
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) vice president Greg Frazier recently declared that "democratizing culture" was not in the association's interest.
Gloating members of the film industry have praised Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for continuing its controversial policy of seizing web domains allegedly linked to online "piracy."
The notoriously litigious Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has for the first time filed a copyright suit against Hotfile - the first time it's gone after a digital locker service.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has managed to unceremoniously down at least a dozen torrent sites in the U.S. over the past week.
Despite all the hoopla over illegal BitTorrent sites, that's not where the majority of piracy activity is taking place. In fact, despite huge efforts to curb it, the availability of direct downloads continues to fuel the most online piracy.
Unknown digital assailants managed to down 4chan for an extended period of time on Tuesday.
"Don't hate the player, hate the game," is the message being transferred to Washington by file hosting website Rapidshare.
When U.S. Vice President Joe Biden declared war against digital piracy earlier this year, he obviously wasn't joking.
The MPAA and Dutch-based BREIN have reportedly executed a mass BitTorrent and NZB crackdown by unceremoniously kicking 29 sites offline.
A seething mass of angry cyber protestors recently deployed Low Orbit Ion Cannons (LOIC) against the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and Aiplex Software.
The US is taking its gloves off in the fight over intellectual property, and says it plans to go after foreign websites that encourage piracy.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided that movie companies should be allowed to switch off features of consumers' televisions in their own homes.
Every year, piracy costs US industry as much as - well, it seems nobody knows how much after all. A report from the Government Accountability Office has concluded that it's near impossible to quantify.