” ‘The Lord of the Rings’ has sold only 20,000 DVDs in Hungary yet there are 700,000 DVD players in the country.”
WHO: Peter Balint, chairman of the Hungarian Video Association
ABOUT WHAT: The passive stance towards piracy there, and the indications of its pervasiveness.
WHERE: In a 6/28/2004 Variety article that does not appear on the Web.
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