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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Film chiefs praise HK and condemn mainland piracy

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Industry leaders impressed by action on BitTorrent users World movie industry leaders yesterday praised Hong Kong's moves to attack piracy and condemned the mainland government's ... for the elimination of piracy on the mainland. Warner Bros Entertainment executive Darcy Antonellis told the International Chamber of Commerce conference on film distribution and piracy that the mainland had ...

  4. Half of HK software pirated, survey finds

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Nearly half the software used in Hong Kong last year was unlicensed, according to a world-wide survey of software piracy. According to the annual Business Software ... competitors, in Singapore, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea, the piracy rates were 34 per cent, 37 per cent, 20 per cent and 40 per cent, respectively. Software piracy in Hong Kong also exceeded the world ...

  5. Spending on media to double in 5 years

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of projected spending for that year in the US, the world's largest market. But piracy continues to be a serious 'black spot' in Asia, dampening overall consumer and advertising spending ... in the piracy situation. 'It's a chicken-and-egg situation regarding piracy and intellectual property rights,' he said. Mr Fenez said the looming threat of piracy held back investment ...

  6. whats on

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... August 30 'Hong Kong Customs and Excise: At the forefront in the fight against intellectual property crime', organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, will address the piracy situation in Hong Kong. Inquiries: 2530 6919 Speaker: William O.T. Chow, assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department. August 31 'Important issues ...

  7. Events

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the use of listed shell companies in Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Securities Institute. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Maritime piracy, kidnapping, product contamination: ...

  8. Events

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... be kidding!' Reflections on the use of listed shell companies in Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Securities Institute. Friday, May 6: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Maritime piracy ...

  9. Tourism lifts media sector

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report predicted the pay-television market would see penetration rising from 42.8 per cent last year to 74.3 per cent in 2009, with 1.85 million subscribers. However, it noted that piracy remains ... 6 or 7 per cent each year if there was no piracy, ' he said. ...

  10. In Brief

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

    ... retailers join anti-piracy scheme A further 380 retailers have joined a government anti-piracy campaign to promote sales of genuine goods, bringing the number of shops in the scheme to more than ...




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