Pradėk nuo savęs (English title: Start with yourself) – social project of informal education, dedicated to the students / future artists, with the aim of support their respect for intellectual property and nonacceptance of it’s unauthorised use.
From December 2016 to February 2017 10 seminars were held in the schools of Vilnius.
Members of LMVA – experienced music managers and concert organisers – discussed issues of illegal use of intellectual property together with experts of intellectual property rights.
The 2nd phase of the project was implemented from the autumn of 2017 until February 2018 in the schools of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda and Elektrėnai, the 3rd edition is being implemented in 2019. The project is planned to be continued.
Main legal platforms of intellectual property:
Music: there are more than 400 legal platforms for music.
In Lithuania, the most popular are: Spotify, Deezer, Youtube, Pakartot, iTunes, Soundcloud, Apple Music, Tidal, Bandcamp.
Cinema/TV: Netflix, ŽMONĖS Cinema, kinofondas.lt, CinemaClub.eu, filmai.tv3.lt, LRT mediateka, LNK GO, Telia, Youtube, mubi.com, Bfi.org.uk, Megogo.net, Vimeo Staff Picks, Viaplay.
Literature: knygos.lt, knygute.lt, pegasas.lt, baltoslankos.lt, vaga.lt, rsleidykla.lt, ŽMONĖS Knygos, Amazon, Google Books, iBooks.
How to distinguish – is the content legal or illegal? *
The content is most likely illegal if:
- it’s too new to be available online;
- bad sound/image quality;
- it’s too good to be true;
- contact details are not indicated.
*information provided by AGATA and Education Development Centre
The project is partially funded by the Lithuanian council for culture.