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Hollywood Fights Video, Movie Piracy

California state officials are teaming up with Hollywood to crack down on the illegal sharing of copyrighted movies and music online. A new state law makes online intellectual-property crimes punishable by up to a year in jail and up to $2,500. Technology correspondent Xeni Jardin reports.

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Xeni Jardin
Xeni Jardin can be heard on NPR’s Day to Day, offering technology insights for listeners nationwide. Jardin is also a contributing writer for Wired Magazine, as well as a tech culture journalist and co-editor of the collaborative weblog BoingBoing.net, the award-winning "Directory of Wonderful Things."