I’m not sure how successful this attempt to ‘get them while their young’ will be. Especially given the hostile nature of the Internet press coverage of the story.
With the opportunity to earn a ‘Respect Copyright badge’, Los Angeles Boy Scouts now have an extra level of ‘encouragement’ to protect the copyrights. The badge has been developed by the Motion Picture Association of America. As part of the program, the boys get to tour Hollywood studios to see all the different people impacted by copyright violation.
“Working with the Boy Scouts of Los Angeles, we have a real opportunity to educate a new generation about how movies are made, why they are valuable, and hopefully change attitudes about intellectual property theft,” said Dan Glickman, chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America