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COPYRIGHT AND FILM IN THE 21ST CENTURY: LAWS, POLICIES AND TECHNOLOGIES

By Mike Ellis, posted on 23 July 2017 I was recently privileged to participate in an international forum on copyright organized in Shanghai by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the National Copyright Administration of China, and to share my thoughts on the continued development of copyright and film in the 21st Century. I can […]

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Disrupting the Flow: Advertising Revenue and Online Piracy

By Rajkumar Akella, posted on 10 June 2017 Online content theft, driven primarily by advertising revenue, remains a highly profitable business which detrimentally impacts India’s creative community, its technological innovators, and our social fabric. The Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce has noted unofficial estimates that annual losses to the Indian Media and Entertainment industry due […]

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The Continued Evolution of Site Blocking

By Frank Rittman, posted on 20 May 2017 Recent news out of Australia following a third successful application for injunctive relief against overseas copyright-infringing sites, and an unrelated related case in the United Kingdom, further illustrates the global effectiveness and evolution of site blocking to contain online infringement. By now more than 42 countries worldwide, including […]

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Drawing the Line: Infringement or Fair Use?

By George Ford, posted on 23 March 2017 I was very excited to visit Singapore for my first time last week. While I was there, I had the privilege of meeting with a number of local and international industry and government representatives, including officers from the Ministry of Law and the Ministry of Information & […]

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Search Engines and Piracy: Lessons from the United Kingdom

By Mike Weatherly, posted on 26 February 2017 William Langland observed in the 14th century that patience is a virtue. Thomas Fuller noted some 400 years later that all things are difficult before they are easy. From 2010 to 2015, I was an elected Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom, and during that time […]

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