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MPA Content Security Program


The MPA is committed to protecting the rights of those who create entertainment content for audiences around the world. From creative arts to the software industry, more and more people make their living based on the power of their ideas. This means there is a growing stake in protecting intellectual property rights and recognizing that these safeguards are a cornerstone of a healthy global information economy.

Our objective is to strengthen security practices in the worldwide supply chain holding pre-release content. There are four guiding principles behind our content security best practices:

For more than three decades, the Motion Picture Association, Inc. (MPA) has managed content security assessments at facilities on behalf of its Member Companies (Members): Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Starting in 2008, these security assessments were performed using a standardized survey model, process and report. Since then, over 500 facilities have been inspected in 35 countries.


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The Motion Picture Association, Inc. (MPA) — along with the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and other subsidiaries and affiliates — serve as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home entertainment and television industries. Additional information about the MPA is located at: