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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Universal Music May Have Inadvertently Exposed a Flaw in the YouTube Takedown Process   —  One rap artist speaks out against UMG, YouTube, and SOPA.  —  Last month, before federal authorities shut down Megaupload, the popular file-storage website got into a legal brawl with Universal Music Group …
Jan 27, 2012, 10:00 PMIn context
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
The SOPA War: A Frantic Call, an Aborted Summit, and Dramatic New Details on How Hollywood Lost   —  THR goes inside the piracy battle with MPAA president Chris Dodd as the industry wonders what went wrong and how to fix its battered image.  —  In the desperate hours of early January …
Jan 25, 2012, 11:00 PMIn context
Jay A. Fernandez / Hollywood Reporter:
Sundance 2012: MPAA's Chris Dodd Calls Piracy Defeat a ‘Watershed Event’   —  Speaking at the festival's daily Cinema Cafe series, Dodd said the tech community's ability to mobilize the public was a game-changing phenomenon that he hadn't seen in more than three decades in public office.
Jan 24, 2012, 9:30 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Megaupload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music Over Viral Video (Exclusive)   —  Amid a criminal case that forced the shutdown of Megaupload, the company has dismissed UMG from a lawsuit over a video that showed many stars endorsing the site.  But that doesn't mean the case is over.
Jan 21, 2012, 6:10 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
TiVo: Recorded and Internet-Delivered Content Surpasses Live TV Viewership   —  The DVR company's audience research unit found that only 38 percent of viewing is live, or 27 percent among users of Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus and other Web video options.  —  NEW YORK - DVR pioneer TiVo …
Jan 11, 2012, 2:15 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Yahoo to Launch Original Comedy Channel With Bill Maher Stand-Up Performance … NEW YORK - Yahoo said Thursday it would launch the Yahoo Comedy Channel with a slate of original comedy video content featuring such comedians as Mike O'Brien, lead writer on Saturday Night Live, and Seth Morris …
Dec 8, 2011, 12:45 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Yahoo Building New York Studio … NEW YORK ­ About 5,000 square feet in an office building at the corner of Manhattan's 40th Street and Avenue of the Americas will become the city's next major studio space by mid-March.  —  But the company that is looking to transform …
Dec 6, 2011, 6:10 PMIn context
Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix Hires Former Skype Executive and FCC Advisor to Head Government Relations … Netflix said Thursday it has hired as its head of global government relations Christopher Libertelli, a former Skype executive and legal advisor to the chairman of the FCC.
Dec 1, 2011, 7:05 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
AFM 2011: Ex-Groupon Executive Takes New Venture Prescreen to Santa Monica … Groupon, the online deals company of which Shawn Bercuson was a co-founder, had its IPO on Friday.  But Bercuson, who turns 30 next week, was already in Santa Monica for his first-ever AFM to look for content …
Nov 5, 2011, 11:15 PMIn context
Rebecca Ford / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Avengers’ D.P. Says He Was Misquoted About Using the iPhone on the Film   —  UPDATED: Seamus McGarvey and Disney have confirmed that he did not use his smartphone to shoot some of the scenes in the superhero film.  —  The Avengers is one of the most highly anticipated films of 2012.
Oct 24, 2011, 7:15 AMIn context

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