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Disney Ditching Netflix Keeps Piracy Relevant

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Disney announced that it will end its US distribution deal with Netflix in 2019. This means that many titles won’t be available on the popular streaming service but through a new Disney-branded platform instead. While the media giant expects to profit from the strategy, more fragmentation is not ideal for the public. In a way, one can argue that it keeps piracy relevant.

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Disney Asks Google to Remove Its Own (Invisible) Takedown Notices

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In an apparent attempt at self-censorship, the Walt Disney Company has asked Google to remove a copy of its own takedown notices from search results. While the targeted page contains links to Lucasfilm’s ”Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the request is rather pointless as the URL was not indexed by Google to begin with.

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Even Fake Leaks Can Help in Hollywood’s Anti-Piracy Wars

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Disney chief Bob Iger recently announced that hackers had obtained one of the company’s movies and were holding it to ransom. This Wednesday, TorrentFreak concluded it was a hoax, and on Thursday, Disney admitted that was indeed the case. When the ‘hack’ had so little credibility from the beginning almost a month ago, why debunk it so late?

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Was The Disney Movie ‘Hacking Ransom’ a Giant Hoax?

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Last week, Disney boss Bog Iger revealed that one of his company’s movies had been stolen and was being held hostage for a bitcoin ransom. With press speculation that it might be the latest ‘Pirates’ movie, TF has spent more than a week trying to find out more. The whole thing seems highly questionable.

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Studios Mull New Movies at Home, 30 Days After Release For $30

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If a plan by six major studios comes to fruition, consumers could be enjoying new movies in the home as early as 30 days after theatrical release for as little as $30. While that could slash the current delay by more than a third, negotiations are said to be at an early stage, with studios in disagreement over time-scales and compensation payments to theater chains.

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