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MPAA and RIAA Thwart CD/DVD Replication Plant
The Southern California High Tech Task Force, aided by the MPAA and RIAA, raided a large-scale CD/DVD replication plant. However, the replication plant in question is fighting back. Update: MPAA clarifies June 20 press release.
June 22, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Launches New Round of Lawsuits
After tackling several BitTorrent indexing sites, the MPAA has launched a new round of lawsuits against individuals.
June 3, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
The MPAA Has its Eyes On You by Proxy
The MPAA, in its efforts to catch the illegal street sale of DVDs, has funded the installation of 10 cameras throughout downtown Los Angeles. It will utilize the LA Police to monitor and deter the sale of illegal DVDs.
June 1, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Preaching the Ills of File-Sharing to Children
The United States Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property will inform sixth grade students about the potential dangers of file-sharing.
May 24, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Blames BitTorrent for Star Wars Distribution
The MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) is frustrated at this network for its continuing distribution of prereleased movies.
May 21, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Targets Six BitTorrent TV Sites
The MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) expands its campaign to eradicate the Internet of piracy by suing six TV torrent indexing sites.
May 12, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Chimes in on FCC Decision
The MPAA's Dan Glickman is "disappointed" at the recent decision.
May 8, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Supreme Court Rejects's Appeal's appeal to the Supreme Court has been rejected.
May 3, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA and RIAA Nab Physical Pirates
The MPAA and RIAA coordinate their efforts in the Big Apple.
April 30, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MPAA Works With Chinese Government To Nab Movie Pirates
With the help of the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America), the Chinese government shuts down a large physical DVD movie piracy operation.
April 25, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke Takes MPAA Fight to the Supreme Court
Michael Jay Rossi files an appeal shutdown of to the Supreme Court.
April 19, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
DVDR-Core Owner Plans to Fight MPAA
Yet another BitTorrent site owner plans to fight the MPAA. Hopefully we have all learned this lesson.
March 16, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke and Are No More
The BitTorrent community has lost two more indexing sites.
February 15, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
LokiTorrent caves to MPAA
LokiTorrent is the MPAA’s latest victim. UPDATE: By court order, website administrator Edward Webber has agreed to pay a large fine and turn over all BitTorrent user activites.
February 10, 2005
Original Seeds: MPAA's new target
The BitTorrent and eDonkey community may be bouncing back, but the copyright industry has more tricks to pull.
January 12, 2005

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