Taiwan police raid pirates’ cove

Officials seize 7,400 pirated discs

Taiwanese police Thursday raided the biggest DVD burner lab discovered in the territory.

In a rental shop in Tainan City, they seized 174 DVD-R burners and 7,400 pirated discs with titles including “Bee Movie,” “I Am Legend” and “Ratatouille.” The shop’s owner was also arrested.

The Taiwan Foundation Against Copyright Theft and the Motion Picture Association, which provided information to the police, estimate that the unit had a production capacity of 9.4 million discs per year.

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