Posts Tagged “Colombia”

Exceptions and limitations to copyright for libraries and archives in Colombia: update & upgrade more than necessary

by Digital Rights LAC on July 11, 2013

As part of the sagas of laws that seek to modify the copyright system in Colombia, ignoring the need to fully review and update the exceptions and limitations, it is premiering in Congress the law proposal 306 of 2013 (Ley Lleras 4). Libraries, archives and civil society will present their (…)  Leer Artículo »

Orphan works and collective management model, a bad legislative proposal Colombian style*

by Digital Rights LAC on June 12, 2013

Like in the rest of the continent, orphan works in Colombia are not a public policy concern. It is a discussion subject in expert circles but has not been subjected to legislative proposals analysis. However, surprisingly we find that the collective management system reform, which is currently taking place in (…)  Leer Artículo »

Colombian Constitutional Court Overturned Copyright Law

by Digital Rights LAC on June 12, 2013

On April 13, 2012, the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos signed Law 1520 –known among the media and social networks as ‘Lleras Law 2.0’–, whose main objective was to increase the legal protection against copyright infringement. Last January, but just recently available, the Constitutional Court overturned it arguing procedural (…)  Leer Artículo »