The author of a protected work shall have the exclusive right to do or to authorize any other person to reproduce the work. Communicate the work to the public by performance, broadcasting, and distribution by cable or any other means and to make an adaptation, translation arrangement or other transformation of the work.

It also has the right to object to, and to seek relief in connection with, any distortion, mutilation or other modification of, and any other derogatory action in relation to his work, where such action would be or is prejudicial to his honor or reputation.