The MPAA on Monday announced the results of what it called Operation Takedown, a crackdown on piracy conducted in 12 countries of the Asia-Pacific region between May and July. "The operation resulted in the arrest of 461 suspected pirates 56 camcorders caught in the act, as well as seizures of more than 75 million pirated optical discs and 1,000 optical disc burners, capable of producing hundreds of thousands of pirated movies a year and potentially millions in illicit revenue," the MPAA said in a statement. More than half the burners were seized in Taiwan, it said, 329 in one location, representing "the biggest burner lab bust since 2004."
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