Luis C. Schmidt and Fernanda Díaz from OLIVARES and Ana Maria Magaña from MPAA, explore some of the problems with Mexican Copyright Law by looking into camcording and outline some of the changes needed to help solve the problems.

Legislating or enforcing without understanding issues or rights leads any legal system to become unfair. It can be affirmed that Mexican legislators and enforcers lack full knowledge of the issues that copyright law raises, which has resulted in an inadequate or insufficient level of protection or enforcement for films. Camcording is a perfect example of that.

Generally, copyright infringement – or copyright piracy – signifies that infringers use copyrighted works for massive or extensive copying or dissemination. The foregoing works equally in the physical and digital environments. Some infringers, though, sell the copies or charge money for disseminating the works;

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