TITLE

MPA will join battle against pirates in Oz

AUTHOR(S)
Groves, Don
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;8/5/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 22, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the launching of Down Under, a permanent anti-piracy operation of the Motion Picture Association in Australia. Increase in homevideo piracy; Effect of piracy on Hollywood studios; Lack of action by enforcement agencies.
ACCESSION #
10506298

 

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