TITLE

MPAA SWITCHEROO

AUTHOR(S)
Fritz, Ben
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/26/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 40, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21110140

 

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