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Colombia: Congress Approves “Lleras Law 2″

The Colombian Congress approved yesterday, April 10, the proposed Law 201 (2012) on author rights and intellectual property. This has generated many reactions, becoming a local Trending Topic on Twitter under the hashtags #LeyLleras2 [es], #SoyDelincuente [es] (“I'm a criminal”) and TLC [es] (Free Trade Agreement). Anonymous blocked [es] Government websites, and a march has been organized for April 14, when President Santos will sign the law to present it to President Obama as one of the requirements for the approval of a free trade agreement with the United States.

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