Copyright and intellectual property
El Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte ha colaborado en el bloqueo de 172 dominios infractores de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual, desplegados en 697 subdominios, desde la firma, el 8 de abril de 2021, del Protocolo para el refuerzo de los derechos de propiedad intelectual en Internet entre La Coalición de Creadores e Industrias de Contenidos y los titulares y prestadores de servicios de acceso a Internet.
Malaysian news portal Free Malaysia Today (FMT) and Mart Expo – a collective of artists worldwide – have partnered to provide 100 artists the opportunity to showcase their works via Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
Mawine G. Diggs, Liberia's Minister of Commerce and Industry, has urged members of the Liberia Cultural Union to promote young and upcoming artists in the country.
Tapa, a tattooed fabric, has been worn in Papua New Guinea for centuries but there are concerns it has been commercialised.
The global rise of NFTs has been massive, but in Africa, the ascent has been meteoric, especially in countries with burgeoning art ecosystems.
A first ruling in the European Union of its kind for an artwork has been framed as a win for appropriation art.