PA renews anti-piracy campaign

<p>The Publishers Association is to continue to pursue its anti-piracy campaign in India after renewing the contract of Akash Chittranshi, its advocate in charge of the operation. Chittranshi has been working for the PA for nearly two years and has led 100 actions and raids against book pirates in India. More than 100,000 academic, STM and trade books have been seized during that time. </p><p> Chittranshi's contract with the PA has been renewed at $60,000 (&#163;38,900) a year, with an expenses cap of the same amount. Ian Taylor, international director at the PA, said the cost represented g...

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