If you think of the internet as its own universe, then Facebook and Google are black holes. They suck in every last bit of valuable content and crush its value down to nothing – all without regard for the financial or human costs. Some of those costs are mostly invisible... Read more

Since the United States Department of Justice formally charged Google with antitrust violations related to its search and advertising businesses in October 2020, the legal floodgates have opened in Google World. And the influx of actions challenging the company’s unfair business practices has accelerated, as you will read here – in our... Read more

We publish a lot of content here at CreativeFuture, on all manner of topics related to piracy, copyright, and the fight for the rights of creatives in the digital age. These are massively complex and difficult topics, and sometimes it becomes necessary to step back for a moment and think... Read more

We can all agree that stealing a car or a computer constitutes a crime – but stealing a movie? Well, as TorrentFreak put it earlier this year, they believe that a creative whose work is being pirated is presented with an “opportunity.” How could that be? TorrentFreak says that “research... Read more

When Broadway went dark last year, the curtain came down on the livelihoods of nearly 100,000 workers. But it wasn’t just job loss suffered by people like Georgia Stitt – it was their sense of self. “The loss of income is one thing that is hard to reconcile,” the composer,... Read more

As if Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t given us enough to worry about, now he’s going after our kids. Again. Facebook-owned Instagram has children under 13 in its sights for a new version of the photo sharing application, according to an internal employee post that BuzzFeed News got its hands on in... Read more

A shining semblance of normalcy appears to be returning after many, many months of darkness. In the theater world, that darkness has been literal, with companies shuttered and in-person productions at a veritable standstill. But the show must go on, and the brilliantly creative theater community found ways to adapt... Read more

On May 26, 2021, Disney, CreativeFuture, and the Motion Picture Association, in collaboration with the Creative Rights Caucus, presented a virtual panel discussion with a few members of the creative team of the film Cruella.  Moderated by CreativeFuture CEO Ruth Vitale, the conversation featured Production Designer Fiona Crombie and Editor Tatiana Riegel.... Read more

Another World IP Day – the annual celebration of intellectual property in all its forms – has come and gone. It offers an excellent reminder that intellectual property theft comes in many forms and that we shouldn’t forget about the lesser-known variations of piracy that fly under the radar. The... Read more