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This report covers the piracy of content, such as music, films and software that does not involve the use of physical media.

The report represents Phase II of a three-phase project examining the Economic Impacts of Counterfeiting and Piracy (23). The objective of the project is to improve factual understanding and awareness of the effects that infringements of intellectual property rights, as described and defined in the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), have on governments, business and consumers in member countries and non-member economies.Phase I has been completed and covered counterfeiting and piracy resulting in the production of tangible goods, while Phase III will cover other forms of counterfeiting.

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2009
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