Saudi boosts anti-piracy efforts

25 September 2008

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and Information said it has implemented a number of major anti-piracy measures in a move intended to establish the Kingdom as a regional leader in anti-piracy efforts. The ministry will provide information on copyright anti-piracy cases on a newly-launched website, believed to be the first of its kind in the region. Eric Smith, President, International Intellectual Property Alliance, said the website, along with reforms to the Violations Review Committee within the ministry, demonstrates the government's commitment to fighting this growing social and economic threat.

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