The film industry has been left shaken by its first real experience with Internet piracy.
Box office hit, The Matrix, a cyberthriller starring Keanu Reeves, is available free on the Internet if you've got an hour to download it.
It is the first real brush Hollywood has had with Internet piracy, something the music industry has been enduring for the past few years.
Other digitised blockbuster movies available on the Internet include Saving Private Ryan and Shakespeare in Love.
Although the majority of people downloading movies are the limited few with super fast Internet connections, the Motion Picture Association of America is taking the issue very seriously. It believes that, given the rapid march of technology, it will not be long before everyone has access to such connections.
Internet movie piracy only takes one person to record a picture on a digital camcorder and put it up on the Internet.
Ironicly, Hollywood is looking into digital distribution itself. Entertainment sites are already in advanced talks with movie studios for the rights.
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