Anti-piracy duel gets pointed in Washington

Anti-piracy duel gets pointed in Washington

November 16 – Los Angeles Times

The fight between Hollywood and Silicon Valley over proposed anti-piracy legislation is heating up on Capitol Hill.

At a congressional hearing Wednesday, Michael O'Leary, senior executive vice president for the Motion Picture Assn. of America, Hollywood's chief lobbying arm, urged lawmakers to move swiftly to pass a bill that would make it easier to shut down rogue websites that traffic in pirated movies and TV shows.

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