A Virginia teenager has pled guilty to one count of unlawfully recording a motion picture in violation of state law after she filmed 20 seconds of Transformers. The teen was fined $71, though faced the prospect of jail time. The prosecutor advised that the theatre chain, Regal Entertainment (the world's largest movie exhibitor), pressured his office to prosecute.
Teen Pleads Guilty to Movie Camcording
August 22, 2007
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Prosecutor Admitted to Pressure?
Sounds like a good recipe for a verdict and sentence straight out of Inherit the Wind to me!