Fairness Rocks News Why is Senator Wyden the Only Obstacle Standing Between America’s Creators and Justice?


Fairness Rocks News Why is Senator Wyden the Only Obstacle Standing Between America’s Creators and Justice?

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Author: Terrica Carrington

Date: January 30, 2020

Original Source: Copyright Alliance

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Why is Senator Wyden the Only Obstacle Standing Between America’s Creators and Justice?

America’s creators are frustrated. They’ve reached their boiling points. For years, they’ve pushed for a copyright small claims process that would grant them access to justice in a system that, today, is simply unaffordable and inaccessible. When we think of issues involving access to justice, in many cases copyright and intellectual property more broadly do not immediately come to mind. But there is a long and sordid history of creators and entertainers, particularly those from marginalized communities and challenging socioeconomic backgrounds, being taken advantage of and treated unjustly, with no way to seek justice. This is a context that cannot be dissociated from conversations about the importance of a copyright small claims process.

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