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Thursday, May 26, 2011

As 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' hits U.S. theaters, Sen. Ron Wyden puts “hold” on a controversial anti-piracy bill -Hollywood unhappy

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Walt Disney Pictures video: International Cast - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides



Walt Disney Pictures video: Making The Soundtrack - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: Hans Zimmer, Rodrigo y Gabriela on the music in the fourth installment of the film series. http://youtu.be/p86S3O3RorI


This afternoon, as 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' hits U.S. theaters, Senator Ron Wyden has placed a parliamentary “hold” on S. 968, the PROTECT IP Act, a controversial anti-piracy bill making its way thru Congress with multi-industry support, making many in Hollywood unhappy according to Joe Mullin of paidcontent.


Senator Throws A Roadblock In Front of Anti-Piracy Bill
By Joe Mullin
May 26, 2011 3:53 p.m. E.T.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) made a move today that’s likely to make him a hero in the blogosphere—but a target for the entertainment industry. Wyden has put a “hold” on a controversial anti-piracy bill. While he supports the bill’s basic goals, Wyden said today he’s “not willing to muzzle speech and stifle innovation and economic growth” in the name of fighting online piracy.
Read the rest of the article at
http://paidcontent.org/article/419-senator-throws-a-roadblock-in-front-of-anti-piracy-bill/


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