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Free culture - the nature and future of creativity

@inproceedings{Lessig2004FreeC,
  title={Free culture - the nature and future of creativity},
  author={Lawrence Lessig},
  year={2004}
}
  • L. Lessig
  • Published 2004
  • Engineering, Computer Science
Lawrence Lessig, the most important thinker on intellectual property in the Internet era (The New Yorker), masterfully argues that never before in human history has the power to control creative progress been so concentrated in the hands of the powerful few, the so-called Big Media. Never before have the cultural powers- that-be been able to exert such control over what we can and cant do with the culture around us. Our society defends free markets and free speech; why then does it permit such… Expand

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