PIPCU partners with MPA for Operation Innovative

The Metropolis of London Police Highbrow Assets Crime Unit (PIPCU) has teamed up with the Track Publishers Association (MPA), making it the 7th partner to join its ‘Operation Creative’ initiative.

PIPCU stated on 19 August that the MPA had grown to be the maximum current addition to the initiative designed to disrupt and prevent web sites from imparting unauthorised get right of entry to the copyrighted content material.

Operation Creative already has a plethora of Innovative industries backing it, consisting of the Federation Towards Copyright Theft, the Publishers Affiliation and PRS for Track.
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PIPCU launched Operation Innovative in April 2014 with the goal to “disrupt criminal profits which might be generated from web sites presenting get entry to to stolen and infringing content material which include Song, movies, books and games”.

The initiative drives the Infringing Internet site List, which includes records on copyright infringing web sites this is researched by way of Creative industries and verified by using PIPCU.

Detective Chief Inspector Peter Ratcliffe, head of PIPCU, said: “I’m pleased to welcome the MPA to the Operation Creative Initiative.”

“The PIPCU is committed to decreasing the impact of Highbrow Belongings crime on the UK’s Innovative industries and in Creative we have a fantastic tool to disrupt the infringers’ sales streams and hit them in which it hurts the most.”