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36 Organizations Oppose New Rights for Broadcasters

36 Organizations Oppose New Rights for Broadcasters
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The World Intellectual Property Organization is considering a treaty that purportedly would grant broadcasters a new 50-year property right over the content of broadcasts, regardless of whether they own the content they’re transmitting.
Thirty-six companies, public-interest groups and non-profit associations declared opposition to the proposed WIPO treaty that would extend new property rights to broadcasters. Signers include RadioShack, Dell, Public Knowledge, CEA and the Media Access Project.
Read the release here.

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