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Targeting piracy

Tensions between Hollywood and Silicon Valley over online piracy are on the rise. But is new legislation really the answer?

Tensions between Hollywood and Silicon Valley over online piracy are on the rise. But is new legislation really the answer?

D.C. anti-piracy plans fuel culture clash
The media industry is painting tech executives as uncooperative and uncommitted to the cause of copy protection, a charge that has drawn protests--and now action--from device manufacturers.
March 27, 2002

Proposed anti-piracy bill draws fire
Government and industry leaders say lawmakers would in effect decide the tech industry's "winners and losers" if proposed government controls on digital media devices become reality.
March 25, 2002

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Anti-piracy bill finally sees Senate
A controversial bill calling for copyright-protection technology in all "digital media products" is introduced in the Senate.
March 21, 2002