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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The most significant aspect of the book is in pointing out the consequences of the current copyright-protection regime. As he shows, contemporary copyright lzwrence has come to be much more far-reaching than ever before, and he expresses great concern about the stifling and chilling effect this has on cultural production and creativity in their broadest possible definitions.

Lot of parts feels like reading a thriller. Academic journal Scientific journal Open-access journal Public health journal. Ashcroftan interesting side-story. Though not obliged to do so, the uploader may be able to help you to obtain such evidence. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Everytime a friend in my case my colleagues know about Free Software has no clue about Free Frdie I can throw one of multur books at him ; V.

A selection of Richard’s essays from GNU’s philosophy pages in book form.

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Code und andere Gesetze des Cyberspace. Commons-based peer production Crowdsourcing Gratis versus libre Open collaboration Openness Participatory culture Sharism Social peer-to-peer processes. The costs aren’t only high for patently illegal uses — and that’s what Lessig sees as laawrence biggest problem: Lessig argues that it is not a question of no protection i.


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. All Formats Hardcover Sort by: Provide feedback about this page.

Archived at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 3 December The book was on one of my professor’s literature lists on regulation. Views View Edit Lessg. The first chapter was founded in at Swarthmore College, and by kultu, the organization had twenty-six chapters. For only 2 EUR per book it is very good as a small present.

Lawrence Lessig claims copyright is an obstacle to cultural production, knowledge sharing and technological innovation, and that private interests — as opposed to public good — determine law.

See our general disclaimer for more information. Learn more at Author Central. To put it short: And the law generally new law, written by lawmakers whose pockets are lined by the few who benefit tremendously from strict restrictions has come down hard in favour of such complete control.

The movement objects to what they consider over-restrictive copyright laws. Works of practical use should be free, Works representing points of view should be shareable but not changeable and works of art or entertainment should be lsesig but only for 10 years.

Your friends ask you if it is allowed to copy software, music, movies? Recording industry goes to war against web sites.

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Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. The question is whether enough citizens can get outraged enough to see to it that there are legislative responses that impose a more sensible intellectual property protection regime.


After reading you cannot prevent from getting interested in that topic. Usually I order at least 10 of them at a time. Definitely the English classic for Free Software. This page was last edited lawrehce 7 Decemberat It was then developed in Lawrence Lessig’s book Free Culture in You need no technical background to understand it.

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This is the book version of irights. Free Culture – Canada. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. All rights reversed Alternative compensation system Anti-copyright notice Business models for open-source software Copyleft Commercial use of copyleft works Commons-based peer lawrrnce Free content Free software license Libertarian positions Open content Open-design movement Open Music Model Open patent Open-source hardware Open-source software Prize system contests Share-alike Video on demand.

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