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In the Legal Wars Over Internet Downloads, Could TV Be Next?

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In the Legal Wars Over Internet Downloads, Could TV Be Next?

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In the Legal Wars Over Internet Downloads, Could TV Be Next?

In the Legal Wars Over Internet Downloads, Could TV Be Next?

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Two weeks ago, Hollywood studios filed their first lawsuits against people accused of illegally downloading movies from the Internet. The music industry has plenty of experience fighting online file sharers in the courts. Commentator Paul Ford says that he's happy the television industry hasn't sent its lawyers after downloaders — yet.