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On June 3, 2010 By Lauren Kilgore July 24, 2010
Music business executives may have a rising ally in the war on illegal downloading: the movie business. A lawsuit filed last Monday in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. pits the movie business against those who engage in the unlawful file-sharing of films. Though the lawsuit is not the first of its [...]Continue Reading →
FCC gives Hollywood the green light to deactivate PCs and individual home theaters that show pirated movies.
9th Circuit will decide if First Sale Doctrine excuses eBay sales of record labels’ promotional CDs on eBay.
“Tell-All” generation rethinks privacy issues on Facebook as they enter [...]Continue Reading →
Dr. Strange-rating or: How I Learned that the Motion Picture Association of America's Film Rating System Constitutes False Advertising
On December 9, 2009 By JETLaw December 9, 2009
Below is the Note abstract for Dr. Strange-rating or: How I Learned that the Motion Picture Association of America’s Film Rating System Constitutes False Advertising, coming to you soon in Volume 12, No. 1 of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), a trade association whose members include film [...]Continue Reading →
Screen Actors Guild Requests Federal Mediation in Dispute with Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
On October 22, 2008 By JETLaw October 22, 2008
It’s been almost four months since the Screen Actors Guild’s (SAG) TV/Theatrical contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) expired. Despite forty-four days of negotiating, the two organizations have been unable to reach a new agreement. Talks between the organizations halted June 30, 2008, when Hollywood studios [...]Continue Reading →
On September 26, 2008 By Jamie Lynn Kern July 24, 2010
Warner Brothers, which owns the rights to the Harry Potter franchise, claimed [...]Continue Reading →
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