Category Archives: Free Culture (Lessig)

Lessig Response

We had discussed Lawrence Lessig’s Free Culture. The topic of piracy and stealing came up quite a few times. This is very relevent to our generation seeing as how most people don’t buy music anymore. The most interesting point of … Continue reading

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Response to Free Culture discussion

Last week’s discussion consisted of Lawrence Lessig’s book, Free Culture. What interested me the most was the discussion of piracy because everyone is guilty of downloading music or movies without paying for it. I mean, look at Napster back in … Continue reading

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Every Medium Needs Copyright…and Piracy

Thanks to our group for addressing some of the major issues of Free Culture, including piracy and the concept of property. In order for new technlogies to take hold in a culture, there must be a number of factors. First, … Continue reading

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Republican Study Committee Offers Real Copyright Reform…But Then Retracts It

From Ars Technica: The memo, titled “Three Myths about Copyright Law and Where to Start to Fix it,” is a direct assault on the relentlessly pro-copyright worldview dominating Washington for decades. “Most legislative discussions on this topic are not premised … Continue reading

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Respondents to “Free Culture”

Thank you to Michael, Alex, and Jeffrey for presenting today on Free Culture. The respondents to this week’s presentation on Free Culture are the following: Dana Julie Servet Please submit your responses by Monday, November 26, at 6 PM. Good … Continue reading

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