Latest Motion Picture Association of America Stories

2011-07-28 15:05:00

Twentieth Century Fox and five other Hollywood film studios won a ruling in the U.K. that forced Britain's biggest Internet-service provider (ISP) to block access to a website that promotes online piracy.

2011-07-14 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L.

2011-07-08 08:50:00

Some of the country’s top Internet service providers and big entertainment companies pledges to step up efforts to protect the rights of copyright owners.

2011-06-20 23:51:00

Although parents appreciate having media ratings systems to help protect their kids from questionable content in movies, video games and television, the current age-based system doesn't meet their needs.

2010-11-18 08:17:00

Internet is not the most common source of x-rated material SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Viewing violent x-rated material may contribute to sexually aggressive behavior among 10-17 year olds.

2010-09-21 11:53:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will host an event, "Back to School: How Public Policy is Affecting our Children's Diets," tomorrow, Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

2010-09-20 12:15:57

Piracy activists have targeted websites owned by the music and film industry to perform coordinated attacks.

2010-07-01 12:10:00

Major studios and big theater chains should rectify the ratings system now WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three years after the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) announced they would include smoking when assigning ratings to films, a new report shows that more than half of widely released films showing tobacco were youth rated (that is, carrying a rating of G, PG or PG-13).

2010-04-26 09:15:56

Middle-school children whose parents restrict access to R-rated movies are substantially less likely to start drinking than their peers who are allowed to see such films, a new study suggests.

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