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Byline: Prince Osuagwu
THE Director General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, Dr Adebambo Adewopo, cuts the image of a diplomat. That could apparently be why he engaged on a lot of consultations when the mantle of leading one of the delicate industry commissions, fell on his shoulders.
For a very long time, piracy has ravaged the economy of the nation by not only denying hardworking members of the public their fruits of labour, but by also discouraging them from engaging on legitimate intellectual property exercises, because there was no protection.
Having himself discovered that piracy is a cankerworm, Adewopo was also determined that while the repentant ones would be given the benefit of the doubt, something must also be done to flush the unrepentant pirates out of the system and rid the society of this menace that demeans the country's national and international image.
And so he quickly constituted a task force which has the members …