NCC moves to sanitise CD production




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Copyrights Commission (NCC) on Thursday in embarked on inspection compact disc (CDs) replicating plants to enforce compliance piracy rules.
Director, Enforcement, NCC, Mr Augustine Amodu, told newsmen during tour exercise was to ensure industry complied rules and regulations.
He said though some plants were operating according to standards, there were others had wrong Source Identification Code (SID) in some their lines, adding that such plants were shut down.
“We try all our possible best in the commission to see that we regulate piracy from going to those producing CDs.
“We’re out again this year to come to see what the replicating plants have been doing. We have already done four the inspection the replicating plants we are in the fifth.
“We found a little problem in Shan and we have shut one of the lines down. Shan yesterday told that they were test-running the line and we said there is need to test-run.
“You have to go and an SID code so that we can trace any of the optical discs you have produced in the market.
“The Copyright Commission is committed as ever to fight piracy in Nigeria.
He said that the inspection tour would cover not less than 10 replicating plants in .
The SID Code was initiated by NCC in 2009 to protect the originality of literary and electronic works to guard against piracy. (NAN)