Hollywood wants international treaty to toughen copyright laws

Focuses on piracy as a revenue damaging offense

Illegal downloads and bootleg sales continues to be bad for business for Tinseltown, and the powers-that-be in Hollywood are getting tough and is lobbying for strong intellectual property laws to be adopted in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Marketplace.org reports that Anissa Brennan, vice president for International Affairs and Trade Policy at the Motion Picture Association of America, is calling for the treaty to follow U.S. law, which doesn’t allow movie goers to film what’s on the screen, then sell illegal copies.

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