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BIDEN DECLARES WAR AGAINST PIRATES

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a new anti-piracy strategy covering everything from counterfeit drugs to bootleg DVDs. “To state it very bluntly, piracy hurts,” Biden said. “It hurts our economy, our health and our safety.” The new plan calls for the creation of a coordinated program involving numerous federal agencies including the Commerce […]

MPAA’S PIRACY CLAIMS ATTACKED AT HEARING

June 17, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), which is looking into the effects of Chinese piracy on the motion picture industry, heard from a Harvard Business School professor Tuesday who called the industry’s claims about billion-dollar losses due to piracy “a bit crazy.” As reported by PC World magazine, C. Fritz Foley, who is also associate […]