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DVD-sniffing dogs, the more adorable side of the anti-piracy battle.

The MPAA has tried out many tactics in their battle against piracy, from lawsuits to seeding fake torrents. But one mode is far cuter than the rest. The first DVD sniffing dogs were introduced in 2006: Lucky and Flo, two black labs who together have sniffed out at least 1.9 pirated disks, leading to the arrest of 26 people. Then there was Ruca, Portugal's own black lab, and the late Manny, a yellow lab, who was found dead before he had a chance to get to work. Foul play was suspected: a bounty...