A new treaty for the rights of audiovisual performers has been finalised by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) after 12 years of negotiations. The treaty will give performers, for the first time, protection in the digital environment. The new treaty, brokered in Beijing, will when implemented allow performers …
It is the details that matter, and I wonder what is being slipped in with this apparently just and fair proposal. The way some parts of the entertainment industry has treated performers has been shameful. Could they exploit these rights to make more money, without any advantage to the performers?
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