Industry Executives and Copyright Activists Debate File Sharing at a Cornell U. Colloquium

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Author: Brock Read
Date: Apr. 29, 2005
From: The Chronicle of Higher Education(Vol. 51, Issue 34)
Publisher: Chronicle of Higher Education, Inc.
Document Type: Article
Length: 406 words
Lexile Measure: 1790L

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When a who's who of entertainment-industry executives and digital-rights activists descended on Cornell University for a forum on downloading, they found Cornell's students more than eager to debate issues of music and movie piracy.

The colloquium, "The Downloading Debate Strikes Back," pitted some of the chief architects of the entertainment industry's antipiracy campaign against two of the industry's most vocal opponents.

Making the case for the industry's campaign were Cary H. Sherman, president of the Recording Industry Association of America; Fritz E. Attaway, executive vice president and a general counsel of the Motion Picture Association of America; and...

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