online piracy


NPR’s Laura Sydell talks to And Then Came Lola co-director Ellen Seidler about her fight against those who profit from online piracy.

Shortly after the release of And Then Came Lola,unauthorized copies of the film began to appear on web sites that specialize in pirated movies and TV.  That was frustrating enough but Seidler’s blood temperature went up about ten degrees when she saw the ads surrounding the movie on the websites.

Seidler wrote on her blog PopUpPirates,  “The ads were not limited to cheesy online gaming sites, etc.  Rather they include a number of legit companies like Sony, Radio Shack, Porsche, AT&T, Chase, Auto-Zone and even Netflix.

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