Senate and House leaders made a bipartisan show of support for expected legislation to crack down on so-called rogue websites that traffic in pirated content.
The studios' battle against copyright theft often gets compared to fighting a hydra-headed monster.
News conference designed to underscore the proliferation of illegal commerce of copyrighted works.
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The Federation Against Copyright Theft has tapped Brian Robertson chairman, replacing Marek Antoniak of Sony Pictures, who resigned after 11 years in the post.