'Hulk' uploader avoids jail but will pay $7,000

Snyder, Gabriel
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/29/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 61, p9
Trade Publication
Reports that Kerry Gonzalez, who pleaded guilty to uploading the movie 'The Hulk' to the Internet before its theatrical release, has avoided jail time in the U.S. Sentence given by judge Gerald Lynch; Impact of unauthorized uploading and downloading films online on the film industry; Reaction of Universal Pictures on the leak of the unfinished version of the movie.


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