Thai police recently made a mass seizure of counterfeit software amid ongoing piracy raids in Thailand.
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Officers from the Economic and Cyber Crime Division of the Royal Thai Police have carried out a series of coordinated raids at locations throughout the country, tackling a variety of software piracy offenders, ranging from individuals selling counterfeit software online to those running large-scale commercial operations, burning and producing huge quantities of counterfeit software for supply to IT stores in Thailand.
The move comes after the Economic and Cybercrime Division (ECD) announced in October this year the launch of an intensified anti-piracy crackdown in Thailand, with these raids evidence of this commitment in action.
“We believe there is now greater public awareness in Thailand about the issues of piracy, but as these raids confirm, there are still groups intent on deceiving customers by producing and selling illegal counterfeit software,” said Police Lieutenant Colonel Thienchai Lertmaneetaweesap, ECD, Royal Thai Police.