Copyright and Access to Knowledge in South America - The debates regarding Copyright Law in Argentina, Brazil and Chile

Lic Beatriz Busaniche, National University of Buenos Aires

This presentation will focus on current debates around copyright laws in Latin America, with special emphasis on Chile, Brazil and Argentina, from a citizen’s interests point of view. The talk will also show how different civil society groups, free culture and access to knowledge advocates, are promoting the debate in the Southern Cone. The talk will also include a short presentation of "Argentina Copyleft", the new book of Vía Libre Foundation, supported by Heinrich Böll Foundation, to be launched at Frankfurt Book Fair (available in Spanish and German).