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Taking action against pirates

The RIAA says it will begin collecting evidence against individual file swappers. Also: A New Jersey man pleads guilty to distributing a pirated copy of "The Hulk."

A leading music industry group says it will begin collecting evidence against individual file swappers. Also: A New Jersey man pleads guilty to distributing a pirated copy of "The Hulk."


The Recording Industry Association of America has so far concentrated on prominent file-swapping software and services. Now it's going after the little guys.
June 25, 2003


A New Jersey man faces up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing a pirated copy of "The Hulk" prior to its release.
June 25, 2003


People who want to read the latest Harry Potter book but don?t want to wait in line or pay for it can download a free copy.
June 25, 2003

previous coverage

Sen. Orrin Hatch backpedals--slightly--from his suggestion that copyright holders be allowed to remotely destroy the computers of music pirates.
June 18, 2003