Sign the petition against the Orphan Works bill.
A Million People Against the Orphan Works Bill
Sign the petition by clicking here.
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You can help increase the power of the petition by signing your real name and listing your artistic specialties.
If you are not a US citizen, we suggest that you note your country, and state if it is a member of the Berne Convention.
This petition is sponsored by A Million People Against the Orphan Works Bill, a new grassroots group founded by multimedia journalist Steve Lehman on Facebook and Flickr. All people are welcome to participate; it is not exclusive to these websites.
About Steve Lehman-
In 1987, Lehman broke the story of Tibetan unrest, later profiled in his award winning book "The Tibetans Struggle to Survive." As a visual artist intimately acquainted with the power of free speech, the protection afforded by the right to privacy, and the critical need for independent voices, Lehman, like the rest of us, is deeply troubled by any national policy that affects artists' control over their works.
Please forward this message to every artist you know.
For additional information about Orphan Works developments, go to the IPA Orphan Works Resource Page for Artists by clicking here.