Napster Part II?: The MPAA, a Former Senator, and You

It was announced Tuesday that Chris Dodd, the former five-term Democratic Senator from Connecticut, will be taking over as head of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the trade organization that oversees the nominally voluntary MPAA ratings system. Dodd had recently announced his retirement from government, declining to run for a sixth term in office. At his new post, the former senator’s main concern will be curtailing internet piracy.