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.
The Federation Against Copyright Theft has tapped Brian Robertson chairman, replacing Marek Antoniak of Sony Pictures, who resigned after 11 years in the post.
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