The Indonesia Reproduction Rights Foundation (YRCI) and Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) signed their first License Agreement as part of the effort to legalize large scale photocopying and reducing book piracy in Indonesia.
Ms. Kartini Nurdin, Chair person YRCI and Dr. Johannes S. Prajitno, Executive Rector UMN signing the License Agreement (Photograph submitted by YRCI)
UMN is an emerging University specialising in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and has promoted the concepts of intellectual property rights by means of a Seminar organised with the particaption of YRCI and the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights a to educate students about the basic knowledge in how copyright can contribute to the economic growth of a country. Indonesia with its population of more than 240 million people counts among the countries with the highest piracy rates in the world.
YRCI works to support creativity by encouraging the creation a compliant culture in which the rights of the authors are respected.