Boosting The Fight Against Piracy
The Pilipinas Anti-Piracy Team (PAPT), the task force in charge of curbing piracy in the country, celebrated its sixth (6th) anniversary recently with the addition of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) as its newest member. ... read more
Is the Announced PAPT Raid a Hoax?
The different forums frequented by Philippine i-café owners are awash with posts and comments ranging from fear to doubts as to the accuracy of reports announcing the inspection and/or raids to be done by Pilipinas Ant-Piracy ... read more
The 2009 PAPT Anti-Piracy Campaign
The Pilipinas Anti-Piracy Team (PAPT) has launched its 2009 Anti-Piracy Campaign with the slogan “Legalize Your Software Now – Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late.” This is actually the message that PAPT composed of National Bureau of Investigation ... read more
Increasing the Entry-Barrier to I-Café Industry – Part 2
Further to my blog on Increasing the Entry-Barrier to I-Café Industry and another one on Use of Genuine and Legal Software in an I-Café, I wish to expound on how I look at implementing this entry-barrier to i-café business. ... read more
What Must Happen On Legal Raid of an I-Café?
According to Supreme Court Circular A.M. No. 02-1-06-SC, the following steps must followed in the conduct of an anti-piracy search and seizure proceedings by government agencies implementing the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines:Before such search ... read more