A new study released today by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) demonstrates how our jobs and creative works helped the copyright industries contribute more than $1 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2012 – an all-time high. See coverage in the Los Angeles Times. “This report makes it crystal... Read more

In a positive development for the creative community, several key advertising leaders converged at Advertising Week in New York City to sound the alarm about the harmful effects of digital piracy. Wenda Harris Millard of MediaLink moderated a panel discussion called “Digital Media Value Under Attack: It’s Worse than You... Read more

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property today held a hearing on the role of voluntary agreements in supporting intellectual property rights online and promoting a safe, legal, and prosperous Internet economy – and featured testimony from witnesses representing creative industries. Representative Mel Watt (D-NC) applauded all stakeholders for ‘confronting... Read more

A new study finds that removing just one pirate site benefits creators. Help get the word out to your co-workers and friends. Share this today! A little while ago we reached out on our blog to tell you about how the removal of just one major pirate site led to... Read more

The founder of a German file sharing site made $8.2 million in just four years through advertising and subscription sales on his website, which at its peak had “some 135,000 copyright-protected films and TV series” and “up to 4 million users a day” – just one example of how websites... Read more