Ripping Spree

An lquote anti-piracy strategy
quote is on the cards as a counter offensive to pirating, promoting fair market access and adequate copyright laws.

rnrnWatchdog arm of the Recording Industry Association of America (RICCA), the IFPI, an international organisation battling music piracy worldwide, has turned its efforts to Sri Lanka.

rnrnThe organisation
quote s Regional Coordinator for the Middle East and West Asia, William Van Adrichem has already opened dialogue with Consumer Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

rnrnThe team will focus on ways Sri Lanka can adopt counter measures to curb pirating of copyrighted music and films, while conducting investigations into the pirating trade here.

rnrnThe IFPI, an affiliate body of the RICCA, has 1400 record producers and distributors worldwide.rnrnrn