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2010-03-01 10:00:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research from the University of Maryland's Robert H.

2010-02-12 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DrivingSales (www.drivingsales.com), the auto industry's leading social media platform and largest online community, today announced award winners in the first annual DrivingSales Vendor Ratings Awards.

2010-01-22 14:22:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan.

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2009-08-13 10:25:00

RealNetworks has been ordered by a US judge to cease sales of its DVD copying software that film studios argued could be used as a tool by pirates to create bootleg copies of films.

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2009-06-03 10:55:34

A black Labrador, trained to sniff-out DVDs, has discovered a cache of 35,000 DVDs in Malaysian warehouses, industry officials announced on Wednesday.

2009-05-07 16:38:00

Honorees will headline opening night of the inaugural Politics on Film festival WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced today it will present the first annual Leaders Award to Dan Glickman, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.

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2009-05-05 11:10:00

A San Francisco court could decide this week if DVD users can make personal backups the way people do with audio, as the six big film studios are claiming that a program called RealDVD violates copyright.

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2009-04-24 13:13:28

Hollywood is taking on RealNetworks Inc to federal court on Friday after claiming its DVD "ripping" program is an illegal digital piracy tool.

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2009-03-31 10:05:28

Bruno, the new comedy from Sacha Baron Cohen, would earn an NC-17 rating in the United States if submitted in its current form, insiders say. Cohen won a Golden Globe for his work in the controversial R-rated 2006 film Borat. An NC-17 rating means no one under the age of 17 will be admitted to screenings and some theaters may refuse to show the film. The Hollywood Reporter emphasized that a final cut of the movie hasn't been officially submitted to the Motion Picture Association of America's...

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2009-02-06 06:40:00

Hollywood may at last be joining the ranks of Napster and other companies who are fighting back in the battle against what some companies call "digital theft."


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.