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Movie Studios Reverse Ban on Screener Videos

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Movie Studios Reverse Ban on Screener Videos

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Movie Studios Reverse Ban on Screener Videos

Movie Studios Reverse Ban on Screener Videos

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Hollywood studios back away from a ban on sending promotional videos to Oscar voters. The ban was meant to stop piracy, but it angered many who said it would have given studio films an advantage over smaller, independent features. NPR's Rick Karr reports.