Industry Reactions to Tom Wheeler’s Nomination to Be FCC Chairman: CCIA, NCTA, CTIA, NTCA, CEA and MPAA
May 1st, 2013
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 - The following are reactions from President Barack Obama’s Announcement that Tom Wheeler would be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from several of the leading major telecommunications, media and technology industry trade groups. Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer and Communications Industry Association: “President Obama has nominated the right […]
Dodd Addresses Movie ‘Theft’ In First Speech as MPAA Chief
Copyright, Intellectual Property, Media
March 30th, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 – Harkening to the days of the director, Cecil B. DeMille, CEO and Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, Chris Dodd, delivered his first talk as chief of the organization to theater owners in Las Vegas about the importance of preventing movie theft.
Theft from individuals surreptitiously recording movies in theaters and distributing them either in hard copy or on the internet represents the greatest threat to one of the strongest sectors of the American economy, claimed the former Connecticut Senator.
Motion Picture Association Casts Chris Dodd As Chairman, CEO
March 1st, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 — And the 2011 Award of Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America goes to … former Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd!