TITLE

Piracy bills puts new focus on camcorders

AUTHOR(S)
Crabtree, Susan
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/31/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 68, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that U.S. Representatives Howard Berman and Lamar Smith plan to add language to a broader anti-piracy bill that would make it illegal to use a camcorder to record a film in a movie theater. Expansion of the scope of the Justice Department's criminal powers to go after large-scale online file-swappers; Similar legislation in the Senate by Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn.
ACCESSION #
12723172

 

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