Piracy bills puts new focus on camcorders

Crabtree, Susan
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/31/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 68, p2
Trade Publication
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.


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