A study on the effectiveness of actions taken by government (Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs) in controlling pirated optical media in Malaysia / Hanani Ariffin, Marshita Mohd Khairi and Ernie Norhuda Che Mamat

Ariffin, Hanani and Mohd Khairi, Marshita and Che Mamat, Ernie Norhuda (2006) A study on the effectiveness of actions taken by government (Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs) in controlling pirated optical media in Malaysia / Hanani Ariffin, Marshita Mohd Khairi and Ernie Norhuda Che Mamat. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

In Malaysia, we has significant problem with piracy of copyright materials, particularly those embodied on optical media. The government has made many actions to stop the distributing and the producing of pirated optical media. The Copyright Act 1987 and the Optical Disc Act 2000 supported their actions. By conducting this research, we would like to analysis whether their action to control the pirated disc is effective or not for curing this problem including the sufficiency of the law relating in protecting this. This research also includes several recommendations in controlling pirated optical media in Malaysia. For our research, we have collected information from various articles and relate books, commentary from government department officers in our interview session to access additional material regarding this issue. By our research, we hope the aggressive action by government can decrease the number of cases as regard the pirated CDs, VCDs, and DVDs in our market. We also emphasis in creating awareness to our consumers, don't give support the piracy of optical product and also to create awareness to the parties, who produces the pirated optical disc to respect the owner of intellect property right.

Metadata

Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Ariffin, Hanani2004614665
Mohd Khairi, Marshita2004614706
Che Mamat, Ernie Norhuda2004614633
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorMd. Isa, FarizahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Intellectual property > Copyright
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Technology and law
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor of Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 32061
Uncontrolled Keywords: pirated, Pirated Optical Media, copyright, Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/32061

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