The MTP Interview: Indie Film Maker Ellen Seidler on how US companies profit from piracy on rogue websites

Popup Pirates: This is an interview with San Francisco indie film maker Ellen Seidler on her film And Then Came Lola, DMCA Hell, Google Adsense Sales to Pirates and more.  This interview appeared in the September 2010 edition of the MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter (sign up at http://www.musictechpolicymonthly.com or by subscribing to this blog). In 2006, MTP posted “The DMCA […]

Do it, or we’ll do it for you: Jeremy Hunt and Ed Vaizey stand up for human rights of UK artists

In a move perhaps connected to Google’s prosecution and payment of $500 million forfeiture for promoting the sale of illegal drugs, The Guardian reports that the UK Culture Minister Jeremy Hunt will announce today that the Cameron Government expects “Google and other companies to take action against rogue sites, but could introduce new legislation in […]