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Indonesian Recording Studio Sues Copyright Law, Musicians Fight Back
TheIndonesia.id - A number of musicians and songwriters who belong to the Federation of Indonesian Musicians Union (FESMI) met with representatives in Commission III of the House of Representatives (DPR) asking for support so that Law No. 28 of 2014 concerning Copyrights is maintained. This action follows the steps taken by Musica Studio, a record company, filing a lawsuit for judicial review of the Copyrights Law to the Constitutional Court.
FESMI chairman Candra Darusman explained that the meeting with the DPR was expected to bridge the struggles of musicians, songwriters, and singers in defending their economic rights in accordance with Law Number 28 of 2014.
"It is the duty of FESMI to defend the interests of musicians in a broad sense. We are relieved by the views of the members of Commission III of the DPR. Our goal is clear, to maintain a balance between the interests of the owners and users of rights that have been formulated in Copy Rights Law No 28/2014," said Candra Darusman in a press release, Thursday, March 24, 2022.
Member of Commission III, Arsul Sani, who received the arrival of the FESMI group, said he agreed with the musicians to defend the existing Copyright Law since it has provided justice in the music industry and to the musicians.
"God willing, we will fight together to defend the existing Copyright Law, which has provided justice for both the music industry and musicians," said the United Development Party politician.
"DPR, in this case, represented by Commission III, will continue to voice the aspirations of the musicians who are members of FESMI, related to the case for a judicial review of the Copyright Law submitted by a record company. together we continue to fight," said Arsul Sani.
The musicians who attended the hearing included Ikang Fawzi, Febrian Nindyo, Jeane Phialsa, Ikke Nurjanah, Kadri Mohamad, and Marcell Siahaan. There were also Piyu Padi, Andre Hehanusa, Endah Widiastuti, J-Flow, Barry Likumahuwa, Jimmo, Secretary-General of PAMMI Waskito, Rere Grass Rock, Budy Ace, Stanley Tulung, and senior musician Titik Hamzah.
Previously, PT Musica Studios filed a judicial review lawsuit to the Constitutional Court (MK) regarding the cancellation of articles 18, 30, and 122 of Law Number 28 of 2014 concerning Copyright. The lawsuit relates to arrangements for the return of economic rights to the creators, singers, and musicians of the recordings after 25 years of sale transactions for recorded songs.
"Regarding the lawsuit by Musica Studios in the Constitutional Court against Copyright which is currently being sued, the DPR has taken a position at the Constitutional Court (MK) which is to defend the existing laws and regulations. That's our position. With various arguments, we have given it to the Constitutional Court. We just have to wait for the decision. God willing, the Constitutional Court's decision will bring about justice for musicians in Indonesia," said another member of Commission III of the DPR RI, Supriansa.