In March 2020, the Kenya Copyright Board announced that it had launched the ‘Partners Against Piracy Campaign’ describing it as a “multi-stakeholder” awareness program.
The Copyright Board said that pirates “don’t pay for the goods or services that they utilize” and “hardly pay taxes and/or employ staff.” Broadly speaking, pirates were having a detrimental effect on the economy and that needed to change.
With legislation being tightened up, the campaign’s initial goal was to “sensitize the public on the changes in the law that support enforcement in the online environment.”
The sensitization program was supported by several PSA-style videos, including the one embedded directly below. “This is a collaboration of like minded corporate Industry associations and individual right holders to help fight piracy,” the Copyright Board added….