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Piracy linked to terrorism

The head of Interpol called on Wednesday for a global crackdown on software and music piracy, saying the illicit proceeds help finance al-Qaida, Hezbollah and other terrorist networks. The international police agency’s secretary-general, Ronald K Noble, urged governments and law enforcement agencies to treat such crimes as a priority, saying in a statement, “it is becoming the preferred method of funding for a number of terrorist groups”. The statement was issued on Wednesday ahead of a speech on the subject that Noble was to give in Washington to the House of Representatives’ Committee on International Relations. “There are enough examples now of the funding of terrorist groups in this way for us to worry about the threat to public safety,” Noble said. “We must take preventative measures now.” Full Story

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