Culture In Danger all over Europe
Those days Culture is in danger all over Europe. A new treaty between USA and France is under discussion and EEC support a total liberalization, culture being a “product” like the others
Sacem, the french society of authors, published a magazine in which they take the example of Spain to illustrate what could happen
Already hit hard by the economic crisis, stunned by an increase of 8 to 21% of VAT, the Spanish cultural sector has recently received the “coup de grace” with the killing of private copying, the amount decreased from 115 millions to … 5 million. Importers digital media won in Spain, a first victory in their strategy to dismantle the device in many European countries where it is applied.
Music lovers and artists should react in every country. You can send messages to your society of authors or also sign at the French society of authors site