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Democrats Officially Adopt "Internet Freedom" As Part Of Their Party Platform

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, September 4 2012

Even as Democrats publish their official stance on the concept of "Internet freedom" as part of its official party platform this week, the Obama administration is coming under criticism for its secretive negotiation process regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that some groups say could crimp the same freedoms the party claims to support. Read More

Motion Picture Association Praises Republican Party Platform

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, August 29 2012

Chris Dodd, a Democrat and chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, the group that was pushing the controversial Stop Online Piracy and Protect IP acts earlier this year, issued a statement Wednesday ... Read More

Motion Picture Association Names Marc Miller As Its New Online Copyright Cop

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Monday, May 21 2012

The Motion Picture Association of America on Monday named Marc Miller its vice president of online content protection. Miller comes to the MPAA from Nintendo of America, where he was the company's anti-piracy counsel for ... Read More

A New Online Copyright Violation Alert System Starts Taking Shape With Citizen Advocates On Board

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Monday, April 2 2012

Americans accessing the Internet through five of the top service providers may start receiving "copyright alerts" in the near future, as a new organization called the Center for Copyright Information develops a new operational framework designed to make individuals aware that their potentially illegal activities online are being monitored. Read More

Movie Studio Association Chief Blasts Proposed Web Blackout

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, January 17 2012

MPAA Chairman and CEO Chris Dodd. Photo: MPAA

Chris Dodd, the chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America on Tuesday blasted the planned online January 18 blackout by Reddit, Wikipedia and other online businesses. Read More