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Hollywood Studios Willingly Advertise on Notorious ‘Pirate’ Site

This week the International Intellectual Property Alliance informed the U.S. Government on Russia’s lack of anti-piracy enforcement. The group which represents MPAA and RIAA, among others, called out Vkontakte as one of the worst piracy havens. At the same time, however, major Hollywood studios continue to use the site for promotional purposes. […] The critique of VK is not new. The MPAA and other copyright holders have complained about it for years. Having this in mind, we were surprised to find that several Hollywood studios still advertise their content on VK. […] Warner Bros. Entertainment is […] not the only studio with an official VK account. Universal Studios Entertainment has a dedicated page for Russian fans too, and so do Disney, Marvel and 20th Century Fox. […] There are many other companies represented by the IIPA who have a profile on the “notorious pirate site”, Microsoft included. – Ernesto,TorrentFreak 
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