“Pro Camcorder Pirate” Arrested in Govt, Police & UK Cinema Chain Operation
The UK’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit recently revealed the arrest of a man as part of a movie piracy investigation. No further details have been made public but TorrentFreak understands that the matter was so serious that the government, PIPCU, an organized crime unit, a specialist anti-piracy team, and cinema operators teamed up to track the suspect down.
After two decades of perpetual battles with pirates, rightsholders and their anti-piracy partners are showing momentum.
There’s no victory on the horizon, but a recent surge in collaborative efforts shows that pooled resources and combined skillsets are much more effective than costly lone missions.
When law enforcement agencies support these initiatives thanks to direct government backing, opportunities for action can open up signficantly.
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