News Archive

  • IATSE Backs New Copyright Alerts System

    July 08, 2011 IATSE

    The IATSE has wholeheartedly endorsed the establishment of a breakthrough Copyright Alerts program that will notify users when they are downloading material that constitutes content/digital theft. A joint effort between the MPAA, RIAA and Internet providers AT&T, Comcast, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon, the action accompanies the establishment of the Center for Copyright Information to educate the public on the importance of protecting creative work....

  • Biz Pushes Pols on Illegal Streaming

    June 03, 2011 Variety

    Industry lobbyists pressed House members on Wednesday to pass legislation that would make illegal streaming of movies, TV shows and other types of content a felony, bringing the penalty in line with those for other types of criminal copyright infringement...