#Fixcopyright – panel discussions on the future of copyright in the European Parliament

#Fixcopyright – panel discussions on the future of copyright in the European Parliament

 The review of the EU’s copyright directive is in full swing. 20 April 2015 Julia Reda, MEP and the Parliament’s rapporteur on said directive, and Josef Weidenholzer, MEP (S&D), held two panel discussions on the forefront of these developments inside the European Parliament. The event was held as a way of replying to the criticism hurled against her draft report by other Members of the European Parliament as well […]

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Hollywood Director Promotes Oscar Nominated Film with Torrent Download

Hollywood Director Promotes Oscar Nominated Film with Torrent Download

In 2002, a short film named Johnny Flynton was released. One of the comments on its IMDB page, titled ‘someone please distribute this film’ reads: “I was blown away. The performances, the cinematography, the writing were all great.” — Author: Brad H. Johnny Flynton was written and directed by Lexi Alexander, a German-born Hollwyood film director. Alexander is well known for her later films Green […]

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New Snowden Documentary Censored Online

New Snowden Documentary Censored Online

In January, a leaked copy of the film Citizenfour was posted online. Citizenfour details how Edward Snowden leaked NSA documents, which revealed a massive government surveillance program. Soon after the film appeared online, copies of the film started to disappear from various websites. Copies of Citizenfour or links to the film have been removed from VodLocker.com, UploadC.com, Torrentz.eu, Youtube, and other websites. From links to […]

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An Interview from Brazil featuring Lexi Alexander

An Interview from Brazil featuring Lexi Alexander

A while ago Hollywood director Lexi Alexander (@lexiAlex) shared with us her ideas about file sharing and was both stunned at the viciousness of the reaction from the film industry and the lack of interest expressed by the Pirate community. Despite this she has come out fighting and is gaining respect and her voice is being heard amongst movie makers and goers around the world. […]

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A Hollywood Director’s Message to Pirates Part 2

A Hollywood Director’s Message to Pirates Part 2

The full post is now found at A Hollywood Director’s Message to Pirates

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A Hollywood Director’s Message to Pirates

A Hollywood Director’s Message to Pirates

This is my fourth attempt at writing this requested guest blog for the Pirate Times. I actually gave up after the third one, but then it occurred to me that if we can’t talk to each other the bad guys win…and nobody wants that to happen. The issue I come across when explaining the inner politics of Hollywood, or any of the obstacles we filmmakers […]

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