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Video Pirates: The Bane of Hollywood - 60 Minutes - CBS News - 6 views

  • The DVDs are made by pirates who often sit in the back row of theaters and record movies with tiny cameras
  • In the last four years, the LAPD has confiscated nearly a million counterfeit DVDs.
  • Mobsters have moved into the movie piracy business and it is bleeding Hollywood to the tune of billions of dollars a year.

    Movie pirates used to be small-time operators, selling VHS copies of films on the sidewalk for $5 or less.
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