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PIRACY

Pirated Products are unauthorized manufacture and sale of content protected by copyright. This includes the production of counterfeit products that resembles the original product which misleads the consumers as well as pilferage products based on an illegal recording of live performances.

Pirated Products are unauthorized manufacture and sale of content protected by copyright. This includes the production of a counterfeit product that resembles the original product which misleads the consumers as well as pilferage products based on an illegal recording of live performances.

ACTION TO TAKE AGAINST PIRACY

Movie or film piracy is one of the effective means of generating funds that put the cultural industry under threat. NASCAP aims against piracy whose main objective is to encourage the development of sustainable cultural industries through capacity-building, policy advice and piracy prevention. NASCAP Intelligence team works closely with an expert team whose main objective is to encourage the development of sustainable cultural industries through capacity-building, policy advice and piracy. NASCAP works on various key projects for combating piracy.

The piracy problem cropped up with the advancement of technology. Piracy is an illegal activity that has emerged with New techniques of printing, recording and fixation of broadcast or recorded programs have emerged, making it easy for the pirates to carry on their illegal activities.

PIRACY AND ITS KINDS:

·  COUNTERFEITING

Unauthorized copying of the sound artwork, trademark, label and packaging of the original recording.

·  FOOTAGES

Money making from illegal initiations of the original audio or video tracks. The pirated CDs and videos lack the presentation and packaging of a legitimate commercial release.

·  BOOTLEGGING

A person may record audio and video and keep them for their personal use or distribute it through which big companies produce compact discs there. This is traditionally called bootlegging where recording is duplicity to the artist or Record Company who owns the rights.