Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig, stripes. ABOUT TOC Free Content Remixes J acket Notes Typos · Get It Reviews Publisher Contact. Welcome. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Learn more at Author Central. Lawrence Lessig, an influential activist of the free-culture movement, in The free-culture movement is a social movement that promotes the freedom to distribute and.

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Earlier technologies that allowed the easy reproduction of copyright-protected material were also challenged, and it’s fun to read such hysterical rantings as that of the head of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti, when the VCR was introduced: New technologies have often threatened or appeared to threaten content creators and providers, but previously regulation and judicial interpretation thereof has generally managed to balance the rights of copyright holders with the socially desirable making available of such property readily, if possibly cheaply, and eventually freely.

And Other Laws of Cyberspace, Version 2. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. This is an incredibly important subject, with far-reaching consequences, and for those who haven’t worried about it previously this book should serve as an effective wake-up call. Scholarly paper Review article Position paper Working paper Literature review.

Key concepts Commons-based peer production Crowdsourcing Gratis versus libre Open collaboration Openness Participatory culture Sharism Social peer-to-peer processes.


It extrapolates a dystopian future from our current position and acts as a warning about current trends, but offers no comment on the status quo.

Perfect book for a long flight trip. I liked reading all the quotes from different people lawrsnce our community. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat Learn more about Amazon Prime. Early in Creative Commons’ life, Richard Stallman the founder of the Free Software Foundation and the free software movement supported the organization.

The free-culture movement takes the ideals of the free and open-source software movement and extends them from the field of software to all cultural and creative works.

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It’s worse than you think. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. And as I happen to speak German, here a list of German books: This page was last edited on 7 December freir, at In fact, the complete control copyright-holders or at least the big corporate players now claim and are close to getting is a radical shift from how intellectual property has been treated previously.

Retrieved from ” https: Khltur during the year. The question was no longer why and how music should be free, but rather how creativity would flourish while musicians developed models to generate revenue in the Internet era.

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The catastrophic consequences of this decision which upheld the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Lawrencee which extended copyright terms even for existing work are a major part of the problem of the current situation. The organization is a subset of the greater movement. It was also based on the idea of free software by Richard Stallman and coincided with nascent open art and open information movements referred to lawrrnce as collectively as the “free-culture movement”.


Wired, June 12 As he notes, when copyrights used to be renewable only a small percentage of copyright-holders took advantage of this possibility, allowing frie bulk of protected material to be freed and enter the public domain. See our general disclaimer for more information.

The protests against the FCC when it wanted to relax media ownership rules are a heartening sign that enough people are aware of the significance of these issues; nevertheless, the well-funded copyright-holders that lobby legislators are hard to counter. Free Culture – Canada. One does not have to be trained in sophisticated marketing and creative judgment to understand the devastation on the after-theater marketplace caused by the hundreds of millions of tapings that will adversely impact on the future of the creative community in this country.

Afterwards I used it for writing, it also made it into my diploma thesis. Students of Free culture. Was the Command Line. Short fall to freedom: