Sunday, October 25, 2020

PIRATE MOBILE APPS TARGETED BY STUDIOS

March 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Movie studios are increasingly monitoring apps developed for smartphones and tablet devices that employ unlicensed content from their films, Reuters reported on Thursday, and they are often finding those bootleg apps available via top Internet destinations like Google Play and iTunes. Only last week, the wire service said, Warner Bros. sent Google a “take down” […]

23,000 BITTORRENT USERS WILL BE BITTEN

May 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

More than 23,000 BitTorrent users who downloaded a copy of the Sylvester Stallone movie The Expendables are likely to receive letters from the U.S. Copyright Group, notifying them that they will be sued for copyright infringement. The USCG letter will also propose a settlement of around $2,000, published reports said today (Wednesday). According to Wired […]

STUDENT GROUP CANCELS SCREENING AFTER LAWSUIT THREAT

November 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Facing the threat of a copyright-infringement lawsuit, the Gender Studies Student Organization at the University of Maine has canceled an on-campus screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. In a letter-to-the-editor appearing in the The Free Press, the campus newspaper, Hannah Schwenk-Sandau, who had helped organize the free screening said that her group received a […]