The Government should set up a special unit to surf the Internet for local websites distributing illegal copies of movies, music and software, said representatives of the industries.

The unit, said the Recording Industry Association of Malaysia (RIM), could comprise Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry officers, and would deal solely with online piracy.

Antipiracy watchdog Business Software Alliance and the Motion Picture Association have joined RIM in urging the Government to set up the unit.

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Posted by: David Oh on 26/8/2005 5:23:41 PM