Movie studios keep mistakenly reporting their own servers for piracy

#AceMediaNews – July.23: Movie studios keep mistakenly reporting their own servers for piracy
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Have you ever walked into a crowded room and smelled something gross and thought, “Man, someone forgot to shower this morning, huh.” But then you realize that you forgot to wash the shirt you’re wearing and you’re actually what smells?

This is like that, but for copyright law.

Scanning through the takedown notices posted to, reporters at The Next Web noticed something strange and frankly sort of embarrassing. In a piracy takedown notice sent to Google last week, Universal Pictures France listed a local address ( as the illegal source for a copy of Jurassic World — ratting out their own computer for piracy and demanding Google delist it from public search rankings. Basically, they found their own movie on their own system and ran screaming to Google about film piracy.

Jurassic World Sequel Coming in 2018

#AceMediaNews – July.23: A sequel to Jurassic World will arrive in theaters on June 22, 2018, Universal Pictures announced on Thursday.

Jurassic World co-writers Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly will write the new film, though Universal did not announce a director for the project.

“Jurassic Park is like Star Wars. Different directors can give a different taste […]


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The Elephant Movie – the sound of it | Mark Deeble

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Sound. We don’t pay enough attention to it.

We all have our favourite evocative smells – lemon verbena, petrichor, Atlantic cliff gorse on a summer afternoon… I think I can identify at least half a dozen Cornish sea fish by their smell alone.

But favourite sounds? That takes more thought. Close to the top of my list would be the sound of crab plovers – the lilting contact calls they make – that grow, then fade, as they migrate along the Indian Ocean coast on clear nights; the sound of torrential rain drumming on taught canvas; the laughing, chattering call of a chough…

Sound has the ability to enthral. I remember my delight when, as a teenager, I was first introduced to the sound of a limpet feeding, by natural historian and mentor, Roger Burrows. It was low tide, at dusk, on a beach in…

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Do You Remember the First Time You Read a Charles Schultz Cartoon? | ReginaJeffers’s Blog

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Originally posted on ReginaJeffers’s Blog.

For nearly 50 years, Americans opened their daily newspaper to read the latest adventure of Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, etc., in the “Peanuts” cartoon. On February 13, 2000, Charles Schultz, the series creator passed away peacefully during his sleep from complications of colon cancer. Schultz “once described his life as being ‘one of rejection.’” (Charles M. Schultz Museum)

“The poetry of Schulz’s life began two days after he was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 26, 1922, when an uncle nicknamed him ‘Sparky’ after the horse Spark Plug from the Barney Google comic strip. Sparky’s father, Carl, was of German heritage and his mother, Dena, came from a large Norwegian family; the family made their home in St. Paul, where Carl worked as a barber. Throughout his youth, father and son shared a Sunday morning ritual reading the funnies; Sparky was fascinated with…

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