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SOPA Is Dead. For Now.

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Pat yourself on the back, Internet.

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MPAA Throws Hissy Fit Over ‘Arts Technica’

We're big fans of Ars Technica around here: they offer intelligent, detailed coverage of tech issues, including the ongoing problems with the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), or as we like to call it, the complete and total failure to grasp the concept of the Internet.

The Game

Megaupload Is The New ‘We Are The World,’ Apparently

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Back when I was a kid, to get an eye-popping collection of musical talent like P Diddy, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, Kanye West, Lil John, Jamie Foxx, Mary J Blige, The Game and Will.

toldja they were full of crap

New Study Shows Media Piracy Just Isn’t Happening

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According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), they are losing a million bajillion dollars every day from media piracy, and it is killing their industry.

#APPLE

Pop Didn’t Eat Itself: Why Piracy Didn’t Destroy the Music Industry

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It's a jolting figure: the US music industry is making less than half of what it made at its 1999 peak of $14.

#TRAILERS

Hangover 2 trailer pulled from theaters, monkey BJs feared to blame

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Yesterday, SlashFilm broke news of a request WB had sent to theaters asking them to pull the Hangover 2 trailer that had been playing before Source Code.

THE KINGS SPEECH

Harvey Weinstein vs. the MPAA

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The most laughable part of the documentary Overnight (which you should definitely check out if you haven't seen) is when they imply that Harvey Weinstein might've been trying to have Troy Duffy killed.

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Kerfuffle Watch: Hatchet II Pulled From Theaters Edition

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A few weeks ago, AMC announced that it was making Hatchet II the widest release for an unrated film in 25 years.

News

MPAA going Big Brother all over your ass

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The long and short of this story is that the assh*les at the FCC gave the go-ahead to the assh*les at the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) to get all up in your cable box's guts.

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BRUNO MOVIE GETS NC-17 RATING

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Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen's follow up to Borat, has received an NC-17 rating in its first submission to the MPAA, the shadowy cabal with the power to basically torpedo your movie if they want, since most theaters won't show an NC-17 film.

SAD PIRATE

MPAA BAKES FROWNIES FOR SAD PIRATE ;-(

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Michael Logan, a Maryland man who pled guilty to illegally recording Enchanted and 28 Weeks Later, was sentenced to 21 months in a federal pound-me-in-the-ass prison yesterday.

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MAX PAYNE IS MAYBE RATED R AGAIN – UPDATE

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Either Hollywood Reporter is wrong or there's some weirdness going on with Max Payne's rating.

RATINGS

MAX PAYNE IS PG-13, JOHN MOORE IS F.O.S.

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About a month ago, Max Payne received an R-rating from the MPAA (which makes sense, considering it’s based on a shoot-em-up video game about whores and Satanists.

#SETH ROGEN

ZACK AND MIRI’S PORNO IS SOFTCORE

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The MPAA has lowered the rating for Kevin Smith's Zack and Miri Make a Porno from NC-17 to R.

#SETH ROGEN

KEVIN SMITH IS SCREWED

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The MPAA has officially given Kevin Smith’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno an NC-17 rating, meaning the only theaters where it could be shown would likely be filled with masturbating perverts, or worse, hippies.

#SETH ROGEN

KEVIN SMITH’S PORNO IS TOO SEXY

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Those fun-hating shrivs at the MPA-gAy are once again proving that there’s nothing they hate more than bare titties.

ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO

MPAA: KEVIN SMITH HAS BEEN NAUGHTY

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Kevin Smith made an unrated promo video for Zack and Miri Make a Porno a while back (original post here, video still available here), and now those cockblocking buzzkillers over at the MPAA (more like the MPA-gAy) have made him take it down.


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