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    Here's Why BitTorrent Needs to Condemn Piracy

    As part of our Indiewire's coverage of piracy in the film industry from various perspectives, we're sharing Ruth Vitale's guest post about BitTorrent. BitTorrent responds: "Of course we condemn piracy, we always have."

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    'Expendables 3' Leaked Online. What Does It Mean for Indie Filmmakers?

    Three weeks ahead of its U.S. premiere, a high-quality copy of "The Expendables 3," starring Sylvester Stallone, has been downloaded via piracy sites nearly 190,000 in just over 24 hours, Variety reports.

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    Guest Post: Here's How Piracy Hurts Indie Film

    Two indie film veterans write about the danger of piracy to indie film in this Op-Ed for Indiewire.

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    Ti West On Why Piracy Hurts Indie Film (and It's Not All About The Money)

    In an impassioned open letter to the internet, director Ti West explains why piracy hurts indie films in particular.

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    Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Shuttered Piracy Site Megaupload

    U.S. law enforcement officials shut down Megaupload, the movie piracy site, back in 2012, but today, six major U.S. movie studios have filed a lawsuit against the cyberlocker site and its key operators, alleging that they profited from massive copyright infringement.

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    Infographic: Here's How Big Data Is Revolutionizing the Movie (and Music) Business

    In this infographic, "How Big Data Is Revolutionizing The Music & Movie Businesses," from the team at WhoIsHostingThis.com, you can clearly see how big data will continue to transform the entertainment industry and change what and when we are available to view our favorite movies and television show...

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Combating Piracy, Top Indies in iTunes and More

    From combating piracy to crowdfunding tips to the top indies in iTunes, here are today's 5 top tech stories for filmmakers and film fans.

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    The MPAA Updates Anti-Piracy Guidelines, Ask Theater Employees to Police Audience

    The MPAA has updated its anti-piracy guidelines and is asking theater employees to police the audience and report potential piracy.

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    The Top 10 Most Pirated Movies Of 2012 Include 'Project X,' 'Mission: Impossible 4,' 'Dark Knight Rises' & More

    3 high school seniors throw a birthday party so boss it apparently got shared/downloaded almost 9 million times -- apparently making it the #1 pirated movie of of 2012. Congratulations to the filmmakers and studio not seeing a penny of those grosses? They don't need it, right? Torrent Freak...

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