NYPD raids CD pirates

Amdur, Meredith
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/18/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 33, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the move of the New York Police Department in response to music piracy in New York City. Contribution of the Recording Industry Association of America in raiding several locations; Number of CD-R and DVD burners uncovered by the Organized Crime Investigation Division of the Department; Battle of law enforcement officials to the illegal sale of counterfeit copyrighted works.


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