E-mails Show Google Worried About Movie Industry Pressure

Google Inc. said it’s concerned about reports that the Motion Picture Association of America pushed state attorneys general to pressure the company over anti-piracy efforts, based on information in hacked Sony Corp. e-mails. Steven Fabrizio, MPAA global general counsel, wrote about a plan by he and others in the film industry to persuade several attorneys general to pursue regulatory actions against Google, according to e-mails sent to employees at companies including Sony, Warner Bros., Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox Inc., Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal and Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Pictures.