The film industry's version of the RIAA. While they have many duties, their most controversial is no doubt their part in the ongoing copyright wars. Like the RIAA, disliked because when threatened by a new technology, instead of learning to use it to their advantage they try to hit it with a really big legal hammer. Betamax, anyone? They never learn...
Techie: "hey I just made a new device that has both legitimate and illegimate uses"
MPAA: "OMG SUE HIM!! SUE THEM ALL!!!!11"
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