Nigerian naval members sit in a vessel during a multinational maritime exercise.
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For the Deep Blue Project to work the government must address the factors that enable piracy and insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea.
Nigerian Navy Special forces pretend to arrest pirates during a joint military exercise with the French navy.
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Sea piracy often grabs the headlines, but it is just one of many symptoms of insecurity at sea.
U S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist st Class Eric L Beauregard/Released/Wikimedia Commons
Piracy has risen and fallen with the ages, but international cooperation is the common factor behind their defeat.
Nigeria’s Nollywood ranks second to India’s Bollywood in terms of films produced each year.
The world’s third-largest movie industry in Nigeria is in danger of collapse. It is not to do with patrons staying away from the films. It is caused by a menace right in the heart of the industry.
BitTorrent site Pirate Bay is one of those often targeted in anti-piracy legislation.
The government’s new anti-piracy bill is not the best solution to online piracy. What really works is easily accessible and affordable legal means to acquire the latest content.
Piracy might be theft, but it’s not the same as robbing someone of their material possessions.
Downloading copyrighted material without permission is illegal, but is it morally equivalent to stealing a DVD?
Finding those responsible for illegal downloading on BitTorrents may prove a challenge.
How easy is it to find those responsible for movie piracy using BitTorrent technology, as in the Dallas Buyers Club case. Not as easy as you might think.
Website blocking always fails – audiences will always find a way to watch Game of Thrones.
Rumours are flying that the government will introduce legislation before Christmas aimed at blocking certain websites, such as The Pirate Bay and Kickass Torrents, as part of a range of efforts to reduce…
Get ready to comment once Attorney-General George Brandis officially releases the Online Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper.
AAP/ Alan Porritt
The Australian Government has proposed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) monitor and punish Australians who download and infringe copyright. In a discussion paper circulated by Attorney-General George…