Friday , July 12 2024

Wanted: Enforcer

The MPAA is looking for someone with the technical skills of Shawn Fanning and the investigative wherewithal of the assembled Law and Orders and CSIs, but they aren’t willing to pay very much for it – $60-75K in LA? You can commute from Moreno Valley:

    Internet Enforcement Manager

    Position Type: Full-Time Employee
    Company Name: Motion Picture Assoc. of America
    Location: Encino, CA
    Salary: $60K-$75K
    Date: Posted January 13, 2004
    Experience: Mid to Senior Level

    The MPA’s online anti-piracy team works to enforce the copyrights of the MPA’s member companies.

    Responsibilities include overseeing all outside vendor development & usage, including Internet searching & technical research, examining new piracy methods & protocols, overseeing Internet anti-piracy operations worldwide, conduct training in Internet functions & piracy-related issues, oversee evidence-gathering efforts in support of litigation or criminal enforcement & supporting Internet investigations. Qualifications required are, advanced understanding of Internet protocols & networking systems, including TCP/IP, DNS, WHOIS, IRC, FTP, HTTP, P2P & NNTP, database development & administration skills, such as Excel, Access, SQL/MYSQL preferred, skills in application, system, and/or web services programming, such as Java, Perl, PHP, C, C++, Visual Basic, or HTML preferred, previous management experience preferred, ability to learn new technologies & protocols & adapt to the changing online environment, college degree preferred & working knowledge of DMCA & copyright law preferred. Resumes must include cover letter describing technical experience, including TCP/IP, DNS, WHOIS, IRC, FTP, HTTP, P2P & NNTP experience. Resumes without cover letter and salary requirement will not be considered. California residents only need apply. No phone calls please. For information about our program go to

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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