War on piracy sails into cyber space

Lakhanpal, Gauri
March 2005
Variety;3/14/2005, Vol. 398 Issue 4, pA6
Trade Publication
Reports on the growth of piracy in the motion picture industry in Hong Kong, China. Value of potential revenue lost by the Motion Picture Association in 2004; Views of Woody Tsung, CEO of the Motion Picture Industry Association of Hong Kong, on the effect of piracy on motion picture productions; Actions taken by the Chinese government to counteract the effects of the growing piracy.


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