By Justin Sanders

Art piracy doesn’t always make for the same big headlines as other forms of copyright infringement, but make no mistake – it is a very real problem, and the numbers are staggering. A fervid interest in art-collecting as a financial investment has whipped up the buying and selling of fine... Read more

App Magic

By: Ruth Vitale

Mobile applications – the fun, useful programs that tell you how to get home, give you awesome bunny ears, introduce you to the love of your life, and let you text your friends across the world, and are cheap (maybe 99 cents) or even free – are being pirated like... Read more

Dear Summer Movie Fan, I am writing this to you because it seems to me that you may not care enough about piracy. And you should! You seem to love movies. I hope you believe that the people who make the movies and television shows you love deserve to be... Read more

crime scene

By: Richard N. Gladstein

Many of the films I have produced dramatize crimes and heists – Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and The Bourne Identity, among others. Safe to say, I know a crime when I see one. Last week at SXSW, I spoke about crime – in this case the multi-million dollar heists involving... Read more

Photo by Xavier Gallego Morel

By Melissa Chamberlain All parents worry about their kids. We watch our children dream big and we do our best not to stifle their ambitions – so that they might enter into the adult world with the confidence that comes from being supported and encouraged. Even as they move away... Read more

Photo by Mark Carrel

By Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang As researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, we are primarily concerned with data and evidence. Unfortunately, when it comes to piracy and its impact on creative artists, we’ve discovered that data and evidence can frequently be obscured by opinion and ideology. A significant portion... Read more

By: Gale Anne Hurd This article originally appeared in USA Today.  FCC set-top box proposal will make zombies of your favorite TV shows. Back in December of 2013, I attended Variety’s Content Protection Summit and delivered what turned out to be a pretty prophetic statement: “There’s a mistaken belief by many of my... Read more

Photo by Gajus

Two weeks ago, we posted an article to our blog by producer Richard Gladstein, the Founder and President of FilmColony and a member of CreativeFuture’s Leadership Committee. In the article, which originally ran in The Hollywood Reporter, Gladstein called Google’s defense of certain Fair Use cases “a distraction” from the... Read more