“We’re in a transformative period with an explosion of technology that’s going to need content,” he said.
But Internet companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter campaigned effectively against the legislation, mobilizing users on grounds that the new rules would impede the free flow of information on the Internet.
“Google chose wisely by making Hollywood the enemy,” Dodd said ruefully.
He said Saturday that the industry will need to take a far more nuanced approach to promoting future antipiracy legislation.
MPAA Head Thinks Piracy Shouldn’t Be Called “Theft”