Commons

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

C-SPAN

11/18/08

Lawrence Lessig talked about the state of copyright law in relation to electronic media. He argued that the current laws are draconian and have not been adequately updated to reflect the emergence of the Internet and the ubiquity of the sharing of information. He said that the current laws criminalize artists and the young and stifle creativity. He argued that the youth create their

Digital Future: Copyright Issues

C-SPAN

03/03/05

Lawrence Lessig , professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, and author of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace , published by Basic Books , talked about the issues of copyright and “copyleft.” He was the inventor of the revolutionary concept and application of Creative Commons , which encouraged the use