L.A. Boy Scouts new merit badge: ‘Respect Copyrights’

As a past scout, I’m speechless: L.A. Boy Scouts new merit badge: ‘Respect Copyrights’pdf

Boy Scouts in the Los Angeles area will now be able to earn a merit patch for learning about the evils of downloading pirated movies and music.

The patch shows a film reel, a music CD and the international copyright symbol, a “C” enclosed in a circle.

The movie industry has developed the curriculum.

A later APWire piece [pdf] includes an image of the badge….