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News article15 April 20211 min read

IPOPHL Partners with Internet Providers in Blocking Piracy Sites

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the country’s internet service providers (ISPs) have agreed to join hands and establish a coordination mechanism that will enable a more streamlined and rapid blocking of pirated sites.


The alliance was proposed by IPOPHL Director General Rowel S. Barba at an April 8 focused group discussion (FGD) attended by nearly 50 representatives from relevant government agencies and ISPs.


Publication date
15 April 2021