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SIGN A PETITION FOR AMENDING THE BRAZILIAN COPYRIGHT LAW

It has just taken place at Copacabana Palace, in Rio de Janeiro, a press conference of the International Federation of the Phonografic Industry (IFPI).Even though FGV had gotten oficial accreditation to participate on the conference, the Centre for Technology and Society´s team of professors WERE BARRED FROM ENTERING the room.FGV team of professors, Carlos Affonso Souza, Pedro Paranaguá, and Sérgio Branco, were told that the room could fit only 40 persons but they already had around 50 inside it. When asked if the professors could have access and keep standing at least to hear the debate, they were told that there was no room even for standing.However, after having talked to journalists from TV SBT, O Estado de Sao Paulo, Reuters, Associated Press, Folha de Sao Paulo amongst others, the professors were told that the room was not full and that there were places available.They tried to obtain the press release, but they were told that IFPA ran out of the copies, and that their represent…