Hollywood lobbies for copyright treaty that would deny access to the blind

MovieCamera1gfh_jpg69f2bc86-77a6-4ada-b181-52eec59dfb53LargeAs reported by The Guardian the Hollywood Lobby, one of the strongest in Washington, is lobbying for passage of a copyright treaty that would in effect limit access to reading materials including educational resources to the blind. Read more here. What is happening here is that the motion picture industry is trying to do an end run around domestic law by getting something passed on the international level that will then bind the United States and require domestic law to conform to the international standard.

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