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WonderCon - View from the Giant Robot Booth

Giant Robot x Uglydoll Big Boss Collabs Giant Robot at WonderCon Booth 1411 was an experience. What were the expectations? Would it be anything like San Diego Comic Con? It's not even close. You will get great traffic. Throngs of people walk through, but the masses are heavily interested in merchandise related to movies. Of course right? It's a comic convention. This year, we were situated around a licensee who sells Batman and Superman goods. Subpar designed t-shirts were selling en masse. It was tough to understand. Meanwhile at the GR booth, we did our thing and that still works. The photos below will show you some of the items we made available. It's all different from the rest. Here are...

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Hong Kong Film Industry Says YouTube Aids & Abets Piracy of Top Box Office Hits

The Hong Kong Motion Pictures Industry Association (MPIA) is urging the world’s largest video-sharing website, YouTube, to enforce international copyright infringement measures after finding footage from some of its blockbuster box-office hits like Love in the Buff and some 200 other films available for free online. This week, the HK association blamed YouTube for estimated losses of $308 million, adding that YouTube was slow to remove the illegally uploaded version of Love in the Buff, even after Media Asia, the film’s producers, filed a formal complaint. HK filmmakers say a recent search found some of their most popular hits available on the Google-owned YouTube servers, including Hong Kong Film Awards winners: A Simple Life, The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Echoes...

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