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Lawrence Lessig

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Every generation welcomes the pirates from the last.

— Lawrence Lessig

#pirates #nature

Technology means you can now do amazing things easily; but you couldn't easily do them legally.

— Lawrence Lessig


Overregulation corrupts citizens and weakens the rule of law.

— Lawrence Lessig

#over-regulation #nature

A culture without property, or in which creators can't get paid, is anarchy, not freedom.

— Lawrence Lessig

#creators #culture #freedom #get #paid

A free culture has been our past, but it will only be our future if we change the path we are on right now.

— Lawrence Lessig

#change #culture #free #future #now

A free culture is not a culture without property; it is not a culture in which artists don't get paid.

— Lawrence Lessig

#culture #free #get #paid #property

By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited.

— Lawrence Lessig

#by the time #copyright #could #domain #effectively

As we've seen, our constitutional system requires limits on copyright as a way to assure that copyright holders do not too heavily influence the development and distribution of our culture.

— Lawrence Lessig

#constitutional #copyright #culture #development #distribution

Before the monopoly should be permitted, there must be reason to believe it will do some good - for society, and not just for monopoly holders.

— Lawrence Lessig

#believe #good #holders #just #monopoly

Americans have been selling this view around the world: that progress comes from perfect protection of intellectual property.

— Lawrence Lessig

#been #comes #intellectual #intellectual property #perfect

About Lawrence Lessig

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Did you know about Lawrence Lessig?

Lessig has known president Barack Obama since their days of both teaching law at the University of Chicago and had been mentioned as a candidate to head the Federal Communications Commission which regulates the telecommunications industry. A. In a press conference on March 20 2008 Lessig explained that he hoped the Change Congress website would help provide technological tools voters could use to hold their representatives accountable and reduce the influence of money on politics.

He is director of the Edmond J. Lessig is a founding board member of Creative Commons and the founder of Rootstrikers and is on the board of MapLight. Previously he was a professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Center for Internet and Society.

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