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August 1, 2016

Illegal Streaming Is Dominating Online Piracy

An oft-cited study from 2006 commissioned by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and conducted by the Institute for Policy Innovation found that film piracy cost the US economy $20.5 billion annually.

April 10, 2016

Netflix Disappears from MPAA's "Legal" Movie Search Engine

“Instead of scrolling first through Netflix and then through your cable video on demand offerings, WheretoWatch.com is a one-stop shop to see what options are available to you to get to the specific movie or TV show you’re looking for," said IPI. 

March 21, 2016

Creative Content Hits Back at Internet Australia on Internet Piracy, Site Blocking


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Creative Content Australia Executive Director Lori Flekser cites Tom Giovanetti, who said: “Patronising suggestions that creators should 'innovate' away their problems is an unhelpful contribution adding nothing to discourse about solutions to piracy…  Content owners ARE innovating. They also want their product protected against massive theft. It’s not a matter of either/or—it’s a matter of both/and.”

December 4, 2015

Stolen Notes

For the Loyola community, illegal downloading is a problem among students and faculty alike. About $12.5 billion is lost in the U.S. economy each year because of music piracy, according to a study by the Institute for Policy Innovation. 

August 3, 2015

The Three Dumbest "Conservative" Objections to Patent Reform

One argument basically is: Obama supports patent reform, therefore it must be a liberal idea. But patent reform enjoys a long tradition of intellectual support from a wide range of right-leaning think tanks and advocacy groups, including IPI.

July 16, 2015

Why No One Will Reform Washington

The R&D tax credit has been a “temporary” provision in the tax code since 1981. Each time the credit is about to expire, Congress rallies support to renew the tax break from those who benefit from it. As the libertarian IPI puts it, “this cycle has repeated itself for years ... Congress essentially uses this cycle to raise money for re-election, promising the industry more predictability the next time around.”

March 24, 2015

Music Industry Makes Major Change To New Releases

According to a study by the Institute for Policy Innovation in 2007, the music industry loses out $12.5 billion each year due to piracy, or illegal downloading of music.

February 3, 2015

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights deserve the same protections as physical property rights, said an open letter to Congress from 67 advocacy groups, industry associations and scholars Monday.

February 3, 2015

Advocacy, Trade Groups Implore Congress to Protect IP Rights

Intellectual property rights deserve the same protections as physical property rights, said an open letter to Congress from 67 advocacy groups, industry associations and scholars Monday.

January 23, 2015

NASA Spends $392,000 on A Communications Book Should We Encounter Aliens


IPI expert referenced: Bartlett D. Cleland

 

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