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U.S.: Protect c’rights in Thailand

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The U.S. ambassador to Thailand has urged the Thai government to “strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights” in a region where piracy costs the U.S. $200 million per year.

In a Dec. 18 speech to the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Darryl Johnson said piracy was a major concern because lax officials were not enforcing the already stringent laws.

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