Dodd Champions Anti-Piracy Bill Ahead Of House Vote

Law360, Los Angeles (December 13, 2011, 9:14 PM EST) -- Motion Picture Association of America Chairman and former Sen. Chris Dodd defended his organization’s support of proposed federal legislation strengthening online intellectual property enforcement Tuesday, ahead of a U.S. House of Representatives committee vote on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act set for Thursday.

“One-quarter of all global Internet traffic is copyright-infringing,” Dodd said in a speech at the Center for American Progress on Tuesday. “There is no business model in the world that can compete with theft.”

Tuesday’s speech came as interest groups in Hollywood...
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