Anti-Piracy Comic Launched In India
As part of Mumbai's Cyber Safety Week, a comic book on anti-piracy was launched yesterday with government and police support. The comic was produced by coalition between Hollywood and Bollywood industries.
A translation of the New Zealand publication Escape from Terror Byte City was launched with Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Chhagan Bhujbal, Home Minister, RR Patil and Commissioner of Mumbai Police, D Sivanandan present.
Published in Hindi, Marathi and English, it's intended to be distributed in the city to children aged from 5 to 10 years old. One aim is to get the comic included on the primary school national curriculum of India.
It tells the story of two boys trapped in a virtual city after torrenting an unauthorised copy of a movie, and portrays the dangers, not so much as threatening the survival of the entertainment industry or rewarding creators for their work – but purely dangers of viruses, spyware and trojans that may accompany pirated content.
So the answer? Get decent anti-viral software. Then keep on downloading…
I wonder if this comic has been torrented yet?
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