[Wikimedia-l] Amendment would affect Wikimedia projects

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Tue Dec 10 02:34:56 UTC 2013

Interesting.  Thank you for taking a public stand and for keeping us
informed.  Is there any international movement so far to support the
advocates in Mexico that are arguing against this amendment?


On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 6:21 PM, Ivan Martínez <galaver at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all:
> A proposed amendment to the Industrial Property Law, Federal Law on
> Copyright and the Federal Penal Code, recently presented at the Chamber of
> Deputies of Mexico, very similar to SOPA and the Sinde Law in Spain, would
> affect the functioning of the Wikimedia projects in Mexico.
> Our chapter decided to issue a position that can be found at the following
> link:
> http://ow.ly/rBKx6
> This document was sent to the email address of the legislators who are
> driving this proposal, deputies Héctor Gutiérrez and Aurora Ugalde, no
> response so far. If this proposal in advance approval, our chapter would
> evaluate what actions could be taken.
> Best regards.
> --
> *Atentamente:Iván MartínezPresidenteWikimedia México A.C.wikimedia.mx
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