Obama Calls for Legislation Addressing Cyber Threats in State of the Union Address

President Obama will allude to the Sony hacking attack in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, calling for legislation that would try to combat such massive security breaches. “No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets...
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CHRIS DODD ON THE CYBER ATTACK ON SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.: “The FBI’s announcement that North Korea is responsible for the attack on Sony Pictures is confirmation of what we suspected to be the...
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Dodd to New Congress: Entertainment Big Business Is Also Small Business

Former Democratic senator and current Motion Picture Association of America chairman Chris Dodd had some words of advice for the newly Republican controlled Senate (and House): Take into account the “powerful economic role” the entertainment industry plays not only on...
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Tokyo Festival: David Puttnam and MPAA’s Chris Dodd Pick Winners in Digital University

Japanese filmmaker Hayato Sakuta is to take part in a five-day immersion program in Los Angeles after winning first prize at the Digital Hollywood University, a one-day educational event organized in Tokyo by the Motion Picture Association. Sakuta pitched “Virgin Mafia,” a film...
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Media Institute Salutes Dodd, Martore

Former Senator Chris Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, will receive the Freedom of Speech award from The Media Institute, the media company-backed free speech think tank. Gracia Martore, president of Gannett and on Fortune, Forbes...
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MPAA Chief Chris Dodd to Attend Morelia Film Fest

Hollywood’s top lobbyist is set to make his first appearance at the prestigious Mexican event Chris Dodd will make his first-ever appearance at the upcoming Morelia International Film Festival, one of Mexico’s most prestigious film showcases. Dodd presented the...
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