INTELLECTUAL THIEVES! N6.8BN PIRATED BOOKS SEIZED BY NCC




he Nigeria Copyright Commission on (NCC) has recorded 56 convictions for piracy-related offences and intellectual property theft.
It added that it had confiscated pirated books worth over N6bn in the country.
The NCC Director of Enforcement, Augustine Amodu, said this at the inauguration of Anti-piracy Task Force units for the Disc and Cassette Dealers Association of Nigeria Incorporated and the Book Sellers Association of Nigeria in Benin.
He said, “The convictions are not only in Edo State, cut across the nation.The prosecution department got the convictions to serve as a deterrent to people involved in piracy.


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