Thursday, 20 February 2003
maker of DVD-copying software is offering $10,000 bounties for tips
about people who are using the product to pirate movies but the company
says the move is not directly related to its legal fight with Hollywood.
In the first week after offering the rewards, 321 Studios did not field
any tips of suspected piracy and does not expect that to change, said
Robert Moore, 321's founder and president.
"It's primarily our response to the Motion Picture Association of
America's continued claims that this software is a piracy tool, that
I'm a thief and that every one of my customers is a co-conspirator,"
Moore said. "Those are their words, not mine, and I'm frankly tired of