US Copyright Industries Call For Action On Piracy

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The major US copyright industries today issued a list they said “documents rampant online and physical piracy of copyrighted works and severe market access barriers.”

Public interest groups will be watching closely to see if the list submitted to the US government is incorporated wholesale into an upcoming package of government assertions of inadequate protection of US intellectual property rights by trading partners.

The “report” was issued by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), an umbrella of associations representing all the major copyright industries such as music, film, and software. It constitutes this year’s IIPA submission to the US Trade Representative annual “Special 301” process that unilaterally identifies problems in other countries and threatens to sanction them if not remedied.

IIPA recommends that 10 countries be placed
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