27 May PROTECT IP ACT- SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!
Last week the U.S. Senate introduced the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act – or “PROTECT IP Act”, sponsored by Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA). The GIPC is encouraging you to show support of this important bill thru press releases, blogs and by adding your signature to the attached letter. Fight On-Line Theft
Check out this new website www.artistsagainstdigitaltheft.com. This website talks about how digital theft affects the lives of artists, creators, and those working in creative fields. It also talks about policy developments related to the issue and highlights some good articles and blogs from the artist’s perspective. Finally, the website gives ideas on how you can take action in support of legislation that addresses the issues of rogue websites and digital theft.