Universal Studios is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Universal was founded in 1912 by the German Carl Laemmle (pronounced "LEM-lee"), Mark Dintenfass, Charles O. Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H. Cochrane, and Jules Brulatour. The suit accuses Linklater and Universal Studios, which released the movie, of defaming Slater, Floyd and Wooderson, violating their privacy and causing them "severe emotional distress"…