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P77-M PIRATED VCD UG DVD NAKUMPISKA SA OMB | BRIGADA

P77-M PIRATED VCD UG DVD NAKUMPISKA SA OMB | Brigada (via JMB / Claudine Lusac)

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION REMOVES PHILIPPINES ON ITS HOTSPOT LIST

Last March 2016, the Philippines was ranked 9th on the list of hotspot countries for internet piracy by Contra Piracy, a worldwide association for intellectual property protection based in Switzerland.  The organization specializes in enforcing intellectual property law and thereby protect copyrighted products against illegal distribution and commercialization on the internet. [1]  Contra Piracy further monitors the web and run bases of websites where internet users have illegal access to copyright content.[2]

September 2016 Inspection Operation

For this period, OMB Agents conducted inspection in various area of Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon/Southern Tagalog, and Western Visayas, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

One hundred ninety-seven stalls/establishments were inspected, and said operations led to the seizure of five hundred eighty six (586) sacks of pirated CDs/DVDs of different and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP82.04Million.

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August 8-12, 2016 Inspection Operation

For this period, OMB Agents conducted routine inspection in the cities of Quezon, Mandaluyong, Makati, Manila and in the province of Cavite, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold in the public.

During operation in the above-mentioned areas, 30 business establishments/stalls were inspected which led to the seizure of around 393,819 pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, 40 boxes  blank CDs/DVDs plastic casings, amounting to an estimated value of Php 12.37-Million.

July 2016 Inspection Operations

Press Release:

In July 2016, OMB Agents were able to inspect a total of 174 business stall/establishments in Metro Manila and selected provinces in Region 1, 3, 4-A, 7, and 12.

Said operations led to the seizure of around 164,000 pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles amounting to an estimated value of PhP57.4-Million.

Additionally, 618 boxes of blank CDs, 2 boxes of plastic CD casing, 3 boxes & 293 pieces of assorted movies, 2 DVD tower burners, 24 DVD players, and 1 portable printer worth PhP1-Million or more were confiscated.

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July 01-07 Provincial Inspection Operations

For this period, OMB Agents conducted routine inspections in the Provinces of Pangasinan, Bulacan, and Cebu, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

On three separate operations in the above-mentioned areas, sixty four business stalls were inspected which led to the seizure of more than 51,000 pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles , amounting to an estimated value of PhP17.85-Milllion.

Star Cinema commends OMB for the successful inspection operation in Cebu City that leads to the confiscation of pirated movie “The Achy Breaky Hearts”

Letter of Commendation 

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