San Jose, Costa Rica: Information from student protest to the “law of photocopy”

Last week in San Jose, capital of Costa Rica, was a student demonstration in the protests against the veto has recently president of the country Tsintsigia Laura Miranda against amendment of the Copyright Act under which it would be permitted free use copyright material for educational purposes. Thus, the president blocked the decision of Congress to remove the provisions of the same law provides that the copying of intellectual property is “punishable in all circumstances.” However, all those opposed to this law, known as «ley de fotocopiado / photocopying law” does not have the same incentives. Apart from students claiming free access to information and knowledge without having to explode in domestic and foreign publishers, active presence in demonstrations have also fototypadikon owners who burn only the interests of their businesses, they see affected by the legislation.

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