Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig. Lawrence Lessig, the reigning authority on intellectual property in the Remix is an urgent, eloquent plea to end a war that harms our children and other. Ben said: I’d recommend Remix to anyone who creates content, whether as part of their Lawrence Lessig, the reigning authority on intellectual property in the.

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But though I believe both will grow in the digital age, there are still lawrencr differences between them. Each display was a window into a studio. So then why do I blog all? One preserves its integrity. This is the proper function of copyright law, and its only good justification.

He references Warner and some other lawrennce ‘getting’ it, by allowing the fan-fiction and other things, allowing for remixes, as the fans drive sales.

Lessig insists that knowledge and manipulation of multi-media technologies is the current generation’s form of “literacy”- what reading and writing was to the previous. But then I read about legal action being initiated against bloggers and YouTube users who had distributed parts of the awards.

YouTube, to avoid liability itself, complied. And however attractive the anti-Posner pose was, I wanted to believe I could fol- low his ethic: The intellectual thoughts on hybrid economies was intriguing as were the examples given in the book.

In each studio was a fan of John Lennon. AMVs are laawrence created by remixing images from these cartoons with a music track or the track from a movie trailer. This future need not be either less RO or more RW: Because I began to work on line, I found it necessary to start finding out what was happening to my stuff on line, and that is why I began to remixx this new literature.


Nov 13, Writerlibrarian rated it liked it Shelves: An interesting perspective on the current state of American Copyright law that easily gets off topic, but none-the-less makes valid points. But one way to avoid that wrong would be a simpler, fairer tax system. I guess I was a little naive, but at the same time, it was just the world I existed in where you see these things every day.

Lawrence Lessig: Decriminalizing the Remix – TIME

He is a director of the Edmond J. Indeed, in every class in which writing was the measure, he did as well as one pos- sibly could. The execution is almost perfect.

There aren’t many people who are simultaneously talented academics and lawyers – expert enough to argue cases before the supreme court – who can also tell stories relevant to their subject in a manner that would be captivating to any audience and at the same time manages to explain technical legal, economic, and philosophical points.

They would help it get organized among the millions of others that were out there.

Lawrence Lessig: Decriminalizing the Remix

Recoding Us As these businesses grow, they change not only business. No doubt there were recording studios aplenty in Nashville and Motown. I have known about Lawrence Lessig for awhile because of some involvement in past virtual communities he helped establish and because of his work in helping establish the Creative Commons, an alternate to standard copyright. To write in this medium is to know that anything one writes is open to debate. Sometimes it catches us and pulls us along.

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He is best known as a proponent of reduced legal restrictions remox copyright, trademark, and radio frequency spectrum, particularly in technology applications.

We would become just consumers of culture, not also producers.

The technologies of the Internet were originally coded in a way that enabled free, and perfect, copies, that nature could be changed by a different code, with different permissions built in. With each new format, there was a wave of new demand often for the very same work. Appropriately enough, Ben is now a lawyer. Significance and salience are a self-conscious commu- nity activity.

Under the laws of the United States, Ms. Every time I pick up a book by him, I am always impressed by Lawrence Lessig’s capacity at storytelling. What does it mean to a society when a whole generation is raised as criminals?