How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D

How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D

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How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D

Believe it or not, film piracy goes way back before BitTorrent and those FBI warnings. Nope, ripping off films is as old as film itself. Piracy not only changed the movies... it BUILT the movies. Get ready to get Film School’D.

Turns out piracy, patent trolls and lawyers have been the same for pretty much ever. We’ll guide you through the convoluted history of Film piracy, from duplicating negatives, to unauthorized adaptations, and some pretty messed-up lawsuits, turns out the laws governing creativity and technology have always been pretty stupid.

What did you think? Did you learn something new? Are you going to switch from downloading Game of Thrones to projecting it onto undeveloped film strips? Who do you think would win in a fight: Thomas Edison or Cecil ...

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  • www.nps.gov   Motion Pictures - Thomas Edison National Historical …

    Nov 01, 2015 · That is what happened to Thomas Edison with ... flexible film that had been invented for ... This early movie projector showed the film onto a ...

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  • torrentfreak.com   MPAA Boss ‘Forgets’ Hollywood’s Pirate History

    In a speech he referenced ... version of the movie industry history starts with one of America’s greatest innovators, Thomas Edison. Little over a century ago Edison stood at the cradle of the filmmaking industry. He was the first to invent a device ...

    TorrentFreak   •   5 years ago

    https://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-boss-forgets-hollywoods-pirate-history-120428/

  • www.indiewire.com   Why Piracy is Good and Copyright Sucks: An Excerpt From “Sell Your Own Damn Movie!”

    Thomas Jefferson ... After that, the invention or work would become part of the public domain and other people would be able to improve on it. That’s exactly what happened when Edison didn’t secure an international patent for his early film projector!

    Indiewire   •   2 years ago

    http://www.indiewire.com/article/why_piracy_is_good_and_copyright_sucks_an_excerpt_from_sell_your_own_damn_m

  • www.universitytimes.ie   The Internet and Illegal Downloading: A Generation of Thieves, or a New Way of Sharing Culture?

    History and Hypocrisy A first point to note is that accusations of piracy are by no means new; and they certainly did not begin with iPod’s and Mp3’s. Right back since the time Gutenberg invented ... to Thomas Edison, inventor of the first film-making ...

    universitytimes.ie   •   5 years ago

    http://www.universitytimes.ie/2012/06/the-internet-and-illegal-downloading-a-generation-of-thieves-or-a-new-way-of-sharing-culture/

  • www.myce.com   Hollywood and music industry was boosted by fleeing pirates

    Creators and directors migrated from the East Coast to California in the early 20th century in part to escape controls that film patents granted the inventor Thomas ... kind of piracy. At the time that Edison and Henri Fourneaux invented machines for ...

    Myce   •   14 years ago

    http://www.myce.com/news/hollywood-and-music-industry-was-boosted-by-fleeing-pirates-7993/

  • www.wired.com   Some Like It Hot

    Creators and directors migrated from the East Coast to California in the early 20th century in part to escape controls that film patents granted the inventor Thomas ... kind of piracy. At the time that Edison and Henri Fourneaux invented machines for ...

    Wired News   •   14 years ago

    http://www.wired.com/2004/03/lessig-2/

  • www.economist.com   Grokster and StreamCast face the music

    THE music business should have stuck by Thomas Edison's technology if it wanted to avoid the threat of piracy. His wax cylinders could record a performance but could not be reproduced; that became possible only with the invention of the flat-disc record ...

    The Economist online   •   13 years ago

    http://www.economist.com/node/3785847

  • www.marxist.com   Capitalism and the Internet

    As Thomas Jefferson put it ... Time Warner look after their film archive like dragon's gold as a prime asset. The irony is that they and the rest of the film industry only located to California to escape Edison's patents on film projectors and production ...

    In Defense of Marxism   •   12 years ago

    http://www.marxist.com/capitalism-internet-patents130306.htm

  • www.philstar.com   A clockwork masterpiece

    early film producers like Thomas Edison made pirated copies and raked in huge profits by showing them without permission (yes, an early example of film piracy); Edison later formed a monopoly of film producers and distributors and enlisted Méliès to ...

    Philstar   •   2 years ago

    http://www.philstar.com/sunday-life/780981/clockwork-masterpiece

  • www.cnet.com   Tech Culture: Ep. 131: Newspapers take on the iPad, plus NYC's Apple cube is getting a makeover

    Nice wanted to -- -- got -- new videos to scrap its own freshmen thought the clouds and -- in the bog down when Thomas ... movie no it was actually Apple that's just as the early seventies two. Robot come from hadn't come up with -- name robot. Who ...

    CNet   •   6 years ago

    http://www.cnet.com/videos/ep-131-newspapers-take-on-the-ipad-plus-nycs-apple-cube-is-getting-a-makeover/

  • www.businessinsider.com.au   What’s Next For Premium Entertainment?

    We’ve got day-and-date releases with movie theatres and it’s called Usenet, torrents, and that guy who goes to school with my kid and gives me movies for my iPad.” I could go on all day about value, quality, piracy, DRM, etc. But the fact remains ...

    businessinsider.com.au   •   7 years ago

    http://www.businessinsider.com.au/whats-next-for-premium-entertainment-2011-1

  • www.youtube.com   Did Thomas Edison Invent Film Piracy?!? - Film …

    Believe it or not, film piracy goes way back before BitTorrent and those FBI warnings. Nope, ripping off films is as old as film itself. Piracy not only ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUw-coYkN9c

  • www.indiewire.com   Watch: Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy?!? | Indiewire

    Cinefix schools you on the history of film piracy in this comical new video. In just ten minutes, Cinefix's Film School'D runs through a brief history of film piracy ...

    http://www.indiewire.com/article/watch-thomas-edison-invented-film-piracy-20150313

  • www.dailymotion.com   How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy - Film School’D …

    Mar 04, 2015 · Video embedded · Believe it or not, film piracy goes way back before BitTorrent and those FBI warnings. Nope, ripping off films is as old as film itself. Piracy …

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  • wn.com   How Thomas Edison Invented Film Piracy Film School’d

    "I am experimenting upon an instrument which does for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear, which is the recording and reproduction of things in motion ...

    http://wn.com/How_Thomas_Edison_Invented_Film_Piracy_Film_School’D

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  • www.dailydot.com   How movie piracy can trace its roots back to Thomas Edison

    How movie piracy can trace its roots back to Thomas ... into the whole piracy thing, this episode of CineFix's Film School'D, “Did Thomas Edison Invent Film ...

    http://www.dailydot.com/entertainment/thomas-edison-film-piracy-king/

  • www.youtube.com   Film School'd - YouTube

    Sep 23, 2015 · Film School... 'D: where we cover everything film. From what it all means, to who what when where and why things get made... we do it all with some ...

    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1AXWu-gGX6LgA7hx3oJEY9vGfrIVOejO

  • www.dailymotion.com   Thomas Edison - Video Dailymotion

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