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  1. Anti-piracy consultants in search of Asian clients

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com One of the largest companies providing armed guards for shipowners is to open an office in Hong Kong next month to help develop closer business links with Asian shipowners. Commenting on the move, Paul Gibbins, director ...

  2. Ladies Market on US list of notorious piracy spots

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... it published yesterday, have been the subject of enforcement action linked to counterfeiting and piracy, or merit further investigation for intellectual property rights infringements. 'Piracy ... of copyright-infringing materials like video and music between users; sites involved in specific activities such as piracy of sports telecasts and smartphone software applications; and one for physical markets. ...

  3. US targets fake medicine in anti-piracy fight

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... Irene Jay Liu It was not just the fake Louboutin high-heel shoes or the pirated Avatar DVD you pick up on the street that worried US officials when they held meetings with Hong Kong law enforcement agencies. Department of Homeland Security officials are p ...

  4. Lawmakers eye law changes for piracy accord

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suspected of sea piracy to be extradited to and from nations that lack extradition agreements with Hong Kong. Among them are authoritarian regimes with opaque legal systems such as Myanmar, Vietnam ... of piracy involve the death penalty in some of these countries, so in practical terms extraditions may be a very tricky area,' one Hong Kong-based lawyer said. 'Given its role ...

  5. Out and about

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... in 1958 and spent the rest of his life as a painter. Piracy remained a major problem in Hong Kong waters after Lilius left the region, despite constant Royal Navy patrols. Things changed ...

  6. Firms not ready for piracy law, poll finds

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan Hong Kong firms are ill prepared for new copyright laws under which directors or partners will be criminally liable for software piracy in their enterprises, a survey has ... to take effect next year, directors or partners of organisations involved in software end-user piracy will be liable to prosecution. Responding to the survey results, the productivity ...

  7. Losses from pay TV piracy down 15pc with use of secure network

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Pay TV piracy in Hong Kong is estimated to result in total losses of HK$213 million this year, down 15 per cent from last year, a poll has found. The industry expects losses ... service due to piracy would be US$1.54 billion this year, up from US$1.13 billion a year earlier. 'The net cost of piracy reduced 15 per cent over the same period last year due to competition ...

  8. Sticker campaign to fight movie piracy

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong cinemas are fighting movie pirating by putting stickers on the backs of all 34,700 of their seats warning that recording is a crime - and offering a HK$2,000 reward for reporting offenders. It is an initiative by the International Federation Aga ...

  9. Feilio works out solution to intellectual piracy

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So While the world's big four music companies have failed to stamp out piracy in the mainland, Feilio, a Harvard University venture, may just have the solution. 'We obtain licences from copyright owners such as record companies, music publishers and film studios to let us distribute copies of their digital recordings to students of participating universities ...

  10. HK laws governing online film piracy are inadequate, film industry body says

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ROBIN KWONG Updated at 1.59pm: Current laws for combating online film piracy were inadequate- because of rapidly developing technology, Hong Kong Motion Picture Industry Association ... industries along with local internet service providers. For the first time, the two parties discussed ways to combat online piracy. Mr Tsung urged the government to educate people more about ...




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