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A Closer Look (Digital Pirates) #191522

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 2000
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The attack of digital pirates on the entertainment industry introduced.

(Hollywood: Brian Rooney) The movie industry's legal actions against Norwegian digital disk decoder Jan Johansen for making available information on how to copy movies examined. [JOHANSEN - says charges have been brought against him; say nothing in computers can really be protected.] [Motion Picture Association of America Jack VALENTI - cites the seriousness of the problem of making copies.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced. {Note: See February 27, 2000 story at :15:00 on}

(New York: Ned Potter) The approach of the record industry to college students who are downloading music from the Internet for free via the Website "" examined. [College student Nilay SHAH - comments.] [BMG Entertainment president Strauss ZELNICK, Jupiter communications analyst Aram SINNREICH - talk about legitimate market development for music.]

Gibson, Charles;
Potter, Ned;
Rooney, Brian

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