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Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling
Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling

Every few months, the entertainment industry and its allies put out another report for policymakers on the toll that the Internet and changing technology are taking on filmmakers, musicians, authors and the companies that finance many of their works. For example, it may be an estimate of the revenue lost to online piracy, or a list of the foreign sites that help Internet users obtain free (and illegal) copies of movies and albums. On Thursday, a Washington-based tech trade group offered lawmakers and the administration a more optimistic perspective. The report by the Computer and Communications Industry Assn., dubbed "The Sky Is Rising," focuses on the opportunities that...

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