Smith Applauds New Anti-Piracy Coalition
Congressman Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, today issued the following statement on the formation of the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations:
"CERTA brings the retail community's voice to the fight against piracy. Illegal downloads of CD's and DVD's harm businesses on Hollywood Boulevard and retailers on Main Streets across America. I look forward to working with CERTA as we continue to establish a legitimate and legal marketplace for online music."
Rep. Smith is Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property.