Malaysia media agency wants consumers to be accountable for ISDs

By: Angelin Yeoh

Source: Star Media Group (Malaysia)

“The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) said it’s proposing a measure to make homeowners accountable for illegal Android TV boxes in their houses.”

During a presentation, the chairman of the organization also said that Finas was planning to set up a ‘war room’ to gain real-time intelligence to identify content that has been uploaded illegally.

Read the entire article at The Star Online

Why it matters

The media industry in Asia has gotten regional governments to take notice that piracy in the region is among the highest in the world. It remains to be seen how quickly regulators will act, how stiff the penalties may be, and who will be made responsible to pay them.