Thursday, July 24, 2008

Artist's copyrights campaign

The artists affiliated with the chilean copyrights society (SCD) have started a campaign to fight for the new draft for a copyrights bill in Internet that is being discussed in the Chilean Congress. So far it looks like the big media corporations a doing a heavy lobbying here to free them from liability to pay for it when others are downloading for free. The SCD's earliest No mates la música campaign seems have not given fruits more than some public awareness on this subject. Now the subject is a bit more global and complex... internet.... who protects the author's copyrights in that media.... That is the fight is being addressed at the congress and since today at the gates of the Teatro municipal de Valparaiso (photos above).