TITLE

Piracy syndicate smashed

AUTHOR(S)
Masson, Gordon
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;1/20/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 16, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the progress of the anti-piracy campaign of the British Phonographic Industry Ltd. in Great Britain. Prevalence of organized crime piracy syndicate raided; Estimates on the total value of the confiscated pirated materials; Importance of the film and music recording industry.
ACCESSION #
12051747

 

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