FIGHTING CAN SCAM Feds mulling regs. vs. bigscreen bootleggers

Crabtree, Susan
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/13/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 30, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on the Artists' Rights & Theft Prevention Act introduced by senators Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn in the U.S. Aim of the legislators to criminalize the use of camcorders to tape movies off the bigscreen; Advantage of the bill to strengthen the ability of movie studios and record labels to crack down on unauthorized copying and distribution of DVD and CD on the Internet and black market; Violation of the copyright law by recording a movie off the bigscreen.


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