Protect Your State
Protect Creators, Protect Connecticut’s Economy, Protect Copyright.
Protect Connecticut’s creative economy.
Anti-copyright forces are working in state legislatures across the country, and especially Connecticut, to jeopardize intellectual property through dangerous attacks that
The U.S. Copyright Act stems directly from the U.S. Constitution and grants authors and creators of all kinds the exclusive rights to their creative expression, including, especially, the right to make it available to the public through a variety of licensing terms and business models.
Without these copyright protections, the enormous contributions that American authors and creators make to global culture, education, innovation, and a free and open democracy, would be threatened.
Connecticut legislators: Protect Connecticut’s creative economy.
Protect Connecticut’s Economy
Local music industries contribute $1.2 billion to U.S. GDP.
Protect Connecticut’s Workforce
Local motion picture and television industry support 9,161 direct jobs and 3,483 production-related jobs.
Local software industry supports 35,139 direct jobs and 107,895 jobs in total.
Local music industry supports 16,821 jobs.
Local television supports 17,460 jobs.
Local app economy supports 54,310 jobs in the computing workforce.