In this lively talk, lawyer Lawrence Lessig tackles crucial questions about US copyright law’s influence on creative culture. His rich lecture is punctuated with colorful anecdotes that drive his arguments home. getAbstract recommends this lecture to people who reside on either side of the digital copyright debate.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why “read-write culture” lost ground to “read-only culture” in the 20th century;
- Why read-write culture is experiencing a comeback; and
- What challenges a new read-write culture presents to law, business and society.
About the Speaker
Lawrence Lessig is a lawyer, an activist and one of the founders of Creative Commons.