Fritz, Ben
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/26/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 40, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Inc. has been sued by the operators of a search engine company for the files of BitTorrent Inc. The association allegedly paid 15,000 dollars to illegally leak confidential business information from their computers and electronic mail accounts. Specifically, the lawsuit names Dean Garfield, MPAA vice president of anti-piracy legal affairs, for allegedly asking an unnamed associate to obtain private information related to business.


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