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  1. Sundance 2012: MPAA's Chris Dodd Calls Piracy Defeat a 'Watershed Event'

    12:45 am 1/24/2012

    Speaking at the festival's daily Cinema Cafe series, Dodd said the tech community's ability to mobilize the public was a game-changing phenomenon that he hadn't seen in more than three decades in public office. Read more

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  2. Online Petition Targets SOPA Comments from MPAA Chief Chris Dodd on Fox News

    6:00 am 1/23/2012

    Critics speak of "an open admission of bribery," but a spokesman says he merely made an obvious point when he said: "Those who count on quote Hollywood for support need to understand that this industry is watching very carefully who's going to stand up for them."Read more

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  3. Senate Postpones Vote on Anti-Piracy Bill; MPAA Responds

    8:27 am 1/20/2012

    UPDATED: The Senate majority leader suspends action on controversial legislation to curb online pirates.Read more

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  4. MPAA Head Chris Dodd Calls for Meeting Between Hollywood, Tech Giants to Reach SOPA Compromise

    5:56 am 1/20/2012

    He calls the White House “the perfect place" to hammer out a deal to save the anti-piracy legislation.Read more

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  5. Hacktivist Group Anonymous Takes Down Government, Music Industry Websites

    4:14 pm 1/19/2012

    Following the shutdown of Megaupload, the collective retaliated by shutting down websites for the RIAA, MPAA and the Department of Justice, just to name a few.Read more

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  6. MPAA Fights Back Against Anonymous Attacks

    4:06 pm 1/19/2012

    Hollywood trade group says it is working with the feds to identify the people responsible for the attack on its website.Read more

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  7. MPAA Chief Chris Dodd 'Hurt,' Defends His Piracy Strategy, Slams Obama and Google (Q&A)

    11:59 pm 1/18/2012

    As the SOPA legislation hangs by a thread, Hollywood's top lobbyist says he's not to blame for the backlash.Read more

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  8. MPAA Chairman Chris Dodd Speaks Out Against 'Blackout' Protest of SOPA and PIPA

    1:47 pm 1/17/2012

    Wikipedia, Reddit and several other sites are planning to go dark on Wednesday to express their opposition to the latest version of anti-piracy legislation.Read more

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  9. Why Both Sides of the Piracy Issue Applaud SOPA Delay (Analysis)

    6:59 pm 12/16/2011

    The Stop Online Piracy Act takes aim at foreign websites pirating American intellectual property.Read more

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  10. New Version Of 'Stop Online Piracy Act' As Controversial As Ever (Analysis)

    7:14 am 12/13/2011

    A leading House policy-maker makes some changes to the hot-button legislation, but criticism doesn't abate. The MPAA's Chris Dodd continues his call for Congress to act. Read more

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