Companies Join Up to Fight Piracy

Companies Join Up to Fight Piracy

by August 3, 2002

They can’t take it anymore, and now, game developers are fighting back, says XenGamers:

…Fifteen of Japan’s leading game developers including Nintendo and Sony have announced plans to form a private organization dubbed “Promotion Against Overseas Piracy” to bring pirates to justice. Thereby, the organization will establish offices in several countries and cooperate with local law enforcement to investigate and prosecute videogame pirates. Representatives from the organization are reportedly in talks with government officials from several countries including South Korea and Hong Kong regarding the program.