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Piracy: More Oscar-contending films end up online
« on: January 26, 2009, 12:22:01 am »
January 23, 2009 2:59 PM PST
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10149360-93.html?tag=mncol

Hollywood has gotten better at delaying pirates from posting illegal copies of Oscar-nominated films on the Internet. The bad news is that eventually a higher percentage of nominated films end up on the Web.

Andy Baio, an independent journalist and programmer, says he has tracked how quickly pirated copies of Oscar-nominated films appear on the Web for the past six years. He logs whether the copies were recorded with handheld cameras or copied from DVDs.

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By Greg Sandoval in News - Digital Media