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If every TV show was offered at a fair price to everyone in the world, there would definitely be much less copyright infringement. But because of the monopoly power of the cable companies and content creators, they might actually make less money.
– Holmes Wilson, co-director of Fight for the Future
We cannot draw up a business model that accounts for the wholesale theft of our product. It’s true for pharmacies. It’s true for the automobile industry. It’s true for software developers. And it’s true for us.
– MPAA chair Chris Dodd, speaking at the Atlanta Press Club on Wednesday
Simply put, it doesn’t matter how great a piece of technology you have invented, or how innovative a distribution platform you have created. You must have content.
– Former senator and current MPAA president Chris Dodd, in a speech Tuesday in which he stressed that Hollywood and Silicon Valley are in the content (and content protection) business together
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