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Netflix hits 50m global subscribers as profits double

Stuart O'Connor Internet, Movies, Netflix, TV, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Streaming video may not have supplanted broadcast TV, DVD or Blu-ray quite yet, but it appears to be well on its way. Online TV and movie streaming service Netflix announced this week that it now had more than 50 million subscribers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Releasing its results for the second quarter of…

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Anti-piracy campaign set to kick off in UK

Stuart O'Connor Intellectual Property, Internet, Movies, music, Piracy Leave a Comment

In an effort to fight digital piracy, the movie and music industries have announced a deal with the UK’s leading ISPs to send warning emails to alleged copyright infringers. Called the Voluntary Copyright Alert Programme, the campaign will focus on alerting people to the fact that their activities infringe copyright. Starting next year, up to…

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TRAILER: Star Trek: Into Darkness clip shows Benedict Cumberbatch as creepy high-kicking baddie

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The first trailer for the next installment of J. J. Abrams Star Trek reboot has been released, and it's a killer. Star Trek: Into Darkness is poised for a May 2013 release, and it seriously can't come soon enough. The…

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Warner Bros. release classic movie scripts as eBooks: Ben Hur, Casablanca and more

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Movie giants Warner Brothers have launched a new eBook range called Inside The Script. Available in the iBookstore for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, and for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook, the Inside The Script titles take…

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