Martin Scorsese Makes Case for Film Preservation: Scorsese: Americans “need to take pride in our cinema, our great American art form.”
New York Times, April 2, 2013
Illegal Downloading Takes Toll on Game of Thrones? : HBO’s Game of Thrones co-creator David Benioff says more special effects and scenes could be added if more viewers paid for content.
CNN, March 28, 2013
A Good Week for Copyright: The House Judiciary Committee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet holds a hearing to consider updates to existing copyright law.
Vox Indie Blog, March 21, 2013
Brand Sponsored Piracy: Top search engines and ad networks run advertisements on large pirate sites, at a harmful cost to the U.S. economy.
Music Tech Policy, March 18, 2013
Distributing Pirated Material is Not Freedom of Expression: The European Court of Human Rights rejects a request to hear an appeal by The Pirate Bay.
The Hollywood Reporter, March 13, 2013
New, Innovative Film & TV platforms Get Boost from Megaupload Shutdown: Study concludes removing one pirate site caused an increase in sales for legal online media platforms.
The Wall Street Journal , March 7, 2013
Microsoft Responds to New Trends in Counterfeit Software: New study indicates criminals are coupling counterfeit software with malware—a problem heightened by growing demand for PCs in emerging markets.
Dow Jones Newswire, March 6, 2013
Pirates Run Rampant, Affecting Large and Small Studios Alike: Piracy impacts owner of a small, independent film-distribution company.
The Wall Street Journal , March 3, 2013
Counterfeit Goods Flood U.S. Economy: Many common household goods may be counterfeit, hurting manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
US News & World Report, February 21, 2013
Chinese Army Unit Linked to U.S. Intellectual Property Theft: In response to a new report from a leading American security firm, U.S. officials say a stronger response to IP theft is necessary.
New York Times, February 18, 2013
USC Lab Releases Second Online Advertising Transparency Report: Annenberg Innovation Lab seeks to demystify the intricate system that allows illegal pirate websites to profit off infringing creative works.
USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, February 14, 2013
Pirate sites are raking in advertising money from some multinationals: Pirate sites make big money from ads without paying for the content they steal.
The Guardian, February 5, 2013
Where are the Creators? Consider Creators in Copyright Reform: Copyright debate too often overlooks the entrepreneurial risks to create & commercialize creative works.
Cato Blog, February 1, 2013
U2 manager Paul McGuinness: Google isn't doing enough to fight piracy: U2 Manager Paul McGuinness Calls on Google to Take Action Against Piracy
Wired.co.uk, January 28, 2013
Casting Directors: When Will Oscars Recognize the Impact We Have on Films?: Detailing the impact Casting Directors' hard work has on films
The Wrap, January 15, 2013
The Silver Lining of the SOPA Debate: One important thing that came out of last year's debate was the raised awareness of the prevalence of online piracy.
Copyright Alliance, January 15, 2013
Halifax-made documentary looks at the world’s Counterfeit Culture: New Canadian documentary to raise awareness about the full impact of counterfeiting
The Chronicle Herald, January 7, 2013
'Lincoln' gives Virginia's film industry a presidential lift: New film, Lincoln, contributed millions of dollars to the local Virginia economy and employed hundreds of people.
Los Angeles TImes, November 8, 2012
Iron Man 3 rare opportunity as N.C. relies on smaller films: North Carolina characterized their small budget and independent film production as being the state’s “bread and butter."
Star News Online, November 8, 2012
Good News! Ten Commandments Reduced Now to Only Nine : Musician John Mellencamp speaks out about the apathy song writers display in the face of piracy. “We need to restore intellectual property to its rightful owners."
Huffington Post, October 25, 2012
Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston on piracy and TV's golden age: Bryan Cranston speaks out on piracy’s impact on hardworking creative professionals.
CNET, October 17, 2012
Fox digital media chief extols the virtues of technology: Fox’s Peter Levinsohn talks about the benefits of the powerful tools that give us the ability to create, entertain and inform in ways never before possible.
Los Angeles TImes, October 16, 2012
Prevent online theft: Louisville IATSE member to VP candidates: protect creative and intellectual property online.
Louisville Courier-Journal, October 11, 2012
Protecting Creative and Intellectual Property on the Internet: Producer and director of 16-LOVE tells his personal story and asks the presidential candidates to help protect creators and makers online.
Huffington Post, October 3, 2012
Our forgotten Constitutional right -- intellectual property protection: Constitutional advocate argues that protection of intellectual property rights online is a logical contemporary interpretation extension of basic Constitutional rights of creators set forth by the Nation’s Framers.
FoxNews.com, September 17, 2012
Javier Bardem on the Rights of Artisans and Filmmakers: Actor speaks out about content theft : Javier Bardem on piracy: "It's about hundreds and thousands of people behind those movies."
The Trichordist, September 7, 2012
After a century of movie copyrights, piracy and preservation still present challenges: 100 years ago, U.S.-made movies earned their own copyright designation, transforming the fledgling industry into a global economic and cultural juggernaut.
The Washington Post, August 24, 2012
"Legitimate" Piracy: One author's satirical takedown of arguments justifying piracy
The Book Room, August 22, 2012
Real Cost of ‘Free’ Downloads:
USA Today, August 8, 2012
Intellectual property theft crippling U.S. business says report: Congressional Joint Economic Committee report: Intellectual property theft is throttling America’s economic growth and the country’s ability to create jobs.
Central Valley Business Times, August 7, 2012
A Hollywood director responds to Kim Dotcom: Can I borrow your Lamborghini?: Writer/director Bruce Leddy’s credits include Cougar Town, MADtv and the indie feature The Wedding Weekend. He drives a Toyota.
The Hollywood Reporter, July 25, 2012
One filmmaker's fight against the cyberlockers: Indie filmmaker Ellen Seidler’s movie was pirated within 24 hours of release, and appeared on tens of thousands of websites.
CNN Money, July 11, 2012
Mobile devices star in prime time at home: Entertainment providers offer innovative mobile viewing options to meet changing prime time viewing habits.
USA Today, May 30, 2012
Chamber Study Promotes Benefits of IP: A new U.S. Chamber of Commerce study confirms the benefits of intellectual property to state economies.
National Journal, May 24, 2012
Advertisers Propose Keeping Ads Off 'Rogue' Websites: Advertising industry groups propose steps to stop ad buys on rogue websites that sell pirated content or products.
National Journal, May 4, 2012
U.S. says intellectual property supports 40 million jobs: A new report from the Department of Commerce finds: “The entire U.S. economy relies on some form of IP, because virtually every industry either produces or uses it."
Reuters, April 11, 2012
MPAA's Chris Dodd Extends SOPA Olive Branch to Silicon Valley: To an audience of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, Chris Dodd reinforces the need to protect both internet freedom and American jobs. “I firmly believe that our industry cannot survive without the innovations that come out of Silicon Valley every day – and I know that we must have a free and open Internet to keep those innovations coming,” said Dodd.
Reuters, February 22, 2012
Piracy reduces foreign box office receipts 7%, study says: Study estimates piracy caused a 7% decline in international ticket sales between 2005 and 2006, shortly after the launch of BitTorrent, a technology that facilitates illegal downloads.
Los Angeles Times, February 20, 2012
Scribes feel piracy's bite: Writers highlight the cost of online piracy. President of the Writers Guild of America West says "piracy's a very real issue for our members because it takes money right out of our pockets."
Variety, February 17, 2012
The Perpetual War: Pirates and Creators: New York Times editorial highlights how online piracy is growing by "leaps and bounds,"undermining "the very economics of creative industries" - and threatening American jobs.
New York Times, February 4, 2012