Joint letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand regarding the Thai Copyright Act

IPA, EIBF, IFRRO, IAF and FEP  have jointly written to Mr Prayuth Chan Ocha, Prime Minister of Thailand expressing concerns about a proposal to amend the Thai Copyright Act. In the letter, the organisations express their concern about the dangerous impacts that over-broad exceptions such as are being considered can have on THE creative industries in Thailand The signatories also emphasize their availability to work constructively with the legislative authorities of that country in order to achieve a provision that is compliant with the Marrakesh Treaty, to the benefit of visually impaired persons or otherwise print disabled people but without negative effects on creators, copyright stakeholders and retailers.

The letter can be read here.