Motion Picture Association Statement on Senate Release of NO FAKES Act Discussion Draft
WASHINGTON – The Motion Picture Association issued the following statement on the Senate release today of a discussion draft of the Nurture Originals, Foster Art, and Keep Entertainment Safe (NO FAKES) Act.
“Today Sens. Coons, Blackburn, Klobuchar, and Tillis released a discussion draft of a bill creating a new federal digital-replica right. We look forward to working with them, their staff, other members of Congress, and other stakeholders to ensure any eventual legislation establishes adequate protections against harmful uses of digital replicas without infringing on the First Amendment rights and creative freedoms upon which our industry depends.”
About The Motion Picture Association
The Motion Picture Association, Inc. (MPA) serves as the global voice and advocate of the motion picture, home video, and television industries. It works in every corner of the globe to advance the creative industry, protect its members’ content across all screens, defend the creative and artistic freedoms of storytellers, and support innovative distribution models that bring an expansion of viewing choices to audiences around the world.
Its member studios are: Netflix Studios, LLC; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Universal City Studios LLC; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Charles Rivkin is Chairman and CEO.
John Mercurio, Motion Picture Association