HONG KONG: CUSTOMS LARGEST SEIZURE OF PIRATED ELECTRONIC FILES – OVER 59,000 CONTAINING INFRINGING QUESTION BANKS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS, INTENDED TO BE SOLD ONLINE

On 14 April, The Standard reported that 5 suspects, including 2 tutors, were arrested. The electronic question banks, which had been provided to 500 primary schools by textbook publishers, were intended to be sold at HK$100 to HK$600 per copy.  Officers seized pirated electronic files containing infringing question banks on subjects ranging from Chinese, English and Math to Liberal Studies from multiple publishers, as well as 5 computers, 4 tablets, 7 phones and a set of flash drives.

https://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news/section/4/229198/59,000-pirated-test-papers-seized

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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