Piracy and "Economic National Security"

From lost jobs to shrunken profits, intellectual property theft is a major threat to the U.S., says the Justice Dept.'s David Israelite

File-swapping wasn't such a big deal when all you had to lose was a lousy download. But ever since the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has gotten serious about making people pay for what they play, it's a different story. The RIAA is one of the industry groups that have joined forces with a Justice Dept. task force formed to combat intellectual-property theft.

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