A Review Of Copyright Governance In Nigeria
The dawn of information age and the advancement of technology in the reproduction of information and intellectual goods created a favourable tool for infringement; copying and selling of another’s intellectual works have become easy and less expensive; copyright theft; production of fake, sub-standard and unlicensed products are on the increase. Hence copyright infringement is a global problem, although more prevalent in developing countries like Nigeria. It is in recognition of the above fundamental facts that the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) was created and is saddled with the responsibility of monitoring, administering and enforcing copyright laws and ensuring proper implementation of set out rules and regulations on the citizenry. This article examined new method of copyright infringement in relation to policing capabilities of the copyright Nigeria and posited trajectories through it can continue wining the fight against advanced copyright free rides.