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Metro Manila Inspection Operations

On March 02, 2017, OMB Agents implemented Inspection Orders to check business stalls in various areas of Quezon City, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

Said operations led to the seizure of thirty two (32) sacks of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP4.48-Million.

Monthly Enforcement Operations Accomplishment

For February 2017, OMB Agents conducted inspections in various areas of Metro Manila, Regions 2 (Cagayan Valley) and 4-A (Calabarzon).

A total of one hundred fifty three stalls/establishments were inspected, and said operations during the period led to the seizure of 190,533 pieces of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, as well as 280,244 pieces of blank CDs, all amounting to an estimated value of PhP69.48-Million.

Provincial Inspection Operations

On February 05-06, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of San Pablo, Laguna and Lucena City, where illegal compacts discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

Metro Manila Inspection Operations

On February 03, 2017 OMB Agents implemented Inspection Orders to check business stalls in the cities of Las Piñas and Pasay, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

Said operations led to the seizure of thirty eight (38) sacks of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP5.32-Million.

Monthly Enforcement Operations Accomplishment

For January 2017, OMB Agents conducted inspections in various areas of Metro Manila, Region 2 (Cagayan Valley), 3 (Central Luzon), 4-A (Calabarzon), and 5 (Bicol Region).

One hundred eighty eight stall/establishment were inspected, and said operations during the period led to the seizure of 273,200 pieces of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, as well as 207,990 pieces of blank CDs, all amounting to an estimated value of PhP97.69-Miliion.

OMB launches anti-film, song-piracy campaign in Bulacan | Business Mirror

OMB launches anti-film, song-piracy campaign in Bulacan | Business Mirror (via Catherine Joy L. Maglalang)

CITY OF MEYCAUAYAN, Bulacan—Optical Media Board (OMB) Chairman Anselmo B. Adriano and Maria Liza Diño, the chairman of the Film Development Council of the Philippines, led on Tuesday the ceremonial destruction of approximately 15,000 confiscated compact discs and compact disc digital videos (CDs-DVDs) at the national high school in this city.

Provincial Inspection Operation

On January 27, 2017, Agents conducted the routine inspection in Dau, Mabalacad, Pampanga, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

A total of sixteen business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 16,800 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles amounting to an estimated value of Php5.88-Million.

Inspection Operations

On January 24, 2017, OMB Agents implemented Inspection Orders to check business stalls in parts of Metro Manila and the Province of Rizal, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

In Quezon City and Marikina, seventeen CD retailers were inspected which resulted in the seizure of around 12,000 pieces of pirated CDs, valued at PhP4.27-Million.

Six vendors in nearby San Mateo, Rizal were also inspected, leading to the confiscation of 4,200 pieces of illegal optical discs, valued at Php1.47-Million.

DTI, OMB ink licensing deal | The Visayan Daily Star

A Memorandum of Agreement was recently signed between the Department of Trade and Industry and the Optical Media Board creating workstations in selected Negosyo Centers of DTI for licensing of optical media enterprises nationwide.

Romel Amihan, DTI–Negros Occidental trade and industry development officer, said the MOA signed by DTI Regional Operations Group Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya Cuison and OMB Chairman Anselmo Adriano aims to expand the presence of OMB and to increase the number of entrepreneurs registering their optical and magnetic media businesses.

OMB: License fees, value of seized materials top P1b | Manila Standard

OMB: License fees, value of seized materials top P1b | Manila Standard (via Othel V. Campos)

Combined licensing proceeds and the amount of seized pirated materials have reached over P1.15 billion in 2016 from just P557.5 million in 2016, the Optical Media Board reported Monday.

OMB chairman and chief executive Anselmo Adriano said in a briefing the agency intensified monitoring efforts, especially in the provinces where the sale of pirated DVD movies remained rampant.

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