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Movie Industry Weighs Lawsuits Against Illegal File-Sharing

The Motion Picture Association of America is considering whether to sue individuals who illegally download movies online, much the way the music industry went after those who pilfer music. Faster technology allows for faster downloads of large computer files such as movies. NPR's Kim Masters reports.

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Kim Masters
Kim Masters covers the business of entertainment for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She joined NPR in 2003.