Movie Tapers Could Face Jail Time

The US Senate passed a bill this week that would deal harshly with anyone using camcorders to videotape movies in theatres. “The U.S. Customs Department has estimated that such “warez” distribution groups are responsible for 95 percent of all pirated material available online. Those found guilty would face up to three years in prison for a first offense, or five years if it was done for profit. Repeat offenders could spend 10 years behind bars.”