Wednesday, June 11, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, June 4 2008] 'Pororo' Tops Pile of Pirate Goods

Much beloved by preschoolers, "Pororo the Little Penguin" is also a favorite among copyright pirates -- it turns out the popular animation is the number one target of copyright violations in Korea.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism along with the Korea Federation of Copyright Organizations and the Copyright Protection Center announced Wednesday that they seized 106,913 illegal copies of video, music, and published materials in 50 days between April 14 and June 1.

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