News tagged with motion picture association of america

Anonymous, loose-knit group of 'hacktivists'

Anonymous, which briefly knocked the FBI and Justice Department websites offline in retaliation for the US shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload, is a shadowy group of international hackers with no central ...

Jan 20, 2012
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Panel OKs market for movie bets; studios want ban

(AP) -- U.S. regulators on Friday approved the creation of a futures market for trading in forecast box-office receipts, but major Hollywood studios immediately trumpeted a bill that would ban it.

Apr 17, 2010
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Hollywood snubs proposed betting on ticket sales

(AP) -- Think you're better than Hollywood at gauging whether an upcoming flick will be a box office bomb or a sleeper hit? You'd get a chance to put your money behind that under two proposals that movie ...

Apr 01, 2010
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Hollywood and Bollywood join arms to fight piracy

(AP) -- Hollywood and Bollywood linked arms Thursday to fight piracy, with the announcement of a coalition among the Motion Picture Association of America and seven Indian companies to tackle counterfeiting ...

Mar 19, 2010
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