Joint civil society submission to the CESCR: Briefing on copyright as a barrier to the exercise of cultural rights online in the Republic of Korea

 

Publication date: 
February 2017
Publisher: 
APC

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet and OpenNet Korea submit this report for the adoption of the List of Issues in order to review the Republic of Korea’s compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

Through this document, APC, Jinbonet, and OpenNet Korea seek to provide the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) with additional information on how the internet impacts the rights enshrined in the ICESCR, with a particular focus on copyright as a barrier to the exercise of cultural rights online.