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World’s Largest Advertising Group Backs Anti-Piracy Effort

World’s Largest Advertising Group Backs Anti-Piracy Effort

By Frank Cullen An advertising industry initiative to combat online piracy activity received a big jolt of support today from the world’s largest media investment company, GroupM. The initiative, run by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), was launched in February 2015, and today’s announcement by the world’s largest media buyer with investments of over $106 billion […]

The Intellectual Property Spring

The Intellectual Property Spring

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Egyptian society pre-dates the founding of America by roughly 5,000 years. Having to stand on its own with economies that have been established over millenniums, the United States has relied on developing a climate of innovation to help it catch up (and then some) with these long-established empires in just over two centuries.

NCPC: Premonition

NCPC: Premonition

The National Crime Prevention Council has launched a robust anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy public service campaign. In this video, a young woman looks down at a stack of DVDs held in her hands. Beside her stands the vendor. As the vendor touches the money, we close in on the young woman’s eyes. Glimpses of the consequences flash before her. The PSA was conceived and filmed in partnership with MTV Networks and the CauseWay Agency.


(credit: National Crime Prevention Council)

NCPC: It Hurts

NCPC: It Hurts

The National Crime Prevention Council has launched a robust anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy public service campaign. In this video, Addie Brownlee (www.addiebrownlee.com), a young musician, plays her guitar to the commuting crowd in a subway station. At her feet is a guitar case open for donations, some loose bills are scattered inside. As she sings commuters gather around but one by one they remove money from her guitar case.


(credit: National Crime Prevention Council)

Chamber Applauds White House Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Campaign

Chamber Applauds White House Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Campaign

Statement from Mark Elliot, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center

“Today’s introduction of the new anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy public education program demonstrates the White House’s recognition of the enormity of this issue of intellectual property theft, especially perpetuated online by rogue websites. We commend the National Crime Prevention Council, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, and U.S. Department of Justice for standing up for the 19 million Americans employed by IP-intensive industries and the countless consumers threatened by dangerous or malicious goods proffered by foreign rogue sites.