Hollywood Presses Anti-Piracy Trade Measures With Obama

Entertainment executives meeting privately with President Barack Obama Tuesday asked him to ensure copyright protections are enshrined in new trade agreements and help facilitate better relations between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, according to people familiar with the discussions.


How I Did the Impossible: HBO Without Cable TV

Sneaking into the walled garden.


Movie Studios Fire Shot at Search Engines Over Piracy

After several months of apparent peace between Hollywood and Silicon Valley, the movie studios’ trade association took a shot at several leading technology companies on Wednesday.

Torrenting Is the New Black

With the purchase of a series, we look at what does well on piracy sites.

Kelly Merryman, VP of content acquisition at Netflix


Spy Cameras, Secret Audio Help Fight Movie Piracy

Two startups are combating bootlegs in different ways.

Electric Cars, Wearable Computing and TV Disruption — 10 Things You Missed During the First Two Days of D11

Not constantly refreshing our homepage? Never fear — here’s a good place to start if you missed anything from the first two days at D11.

BlackBerry’s Pitch to iOS and Android Game Developers: We’re the Same, but Different

A few questions for BlackBerry games guru Anders Jeppsson.


“I probably shouldn’t be saying this, but it is a compliment of sorts … [Piracy is] something that comes along with having a wildly successful show on a subscription network.”

— HBO programming president Michael Lombardo , talking to Entertainment Weekly about the “rampant” piracy of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”


As Pirates Run Rampant, TV Studios Dial Up Pursuit

Content pirates have sailed the World Wide Web since its earliest days, but today they are bolder, faster and better armed with technology than ever. By many measures, the pirates are ahead.


Warning System Launched for Movie, Music Pirates

Internet service providers have launched a more coordinated effort to deal with subscribers who illegally download movies, TV shows and music.