Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig. Lawrence Lessig, the reigning authority on intellectual property in the Remix is an urgent, eloquent plea to end a war that harms our children and other. Ben said: I’d recommend Remix to anyone who creates content, whether as part of their Lawrence Lessig, the reigning authority on intellectual property in the.

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Should we continue the expul- sions from universities? In a world of relatively few channels, those ads had suf- ficient penetration to make them pay both the networks and the advertiser. Most were commentary on other public events.

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig

I did too, adding links to the YouTube clips on my blog in leessig entry the next day bragging about my Oscar-winning friends. In the digital age, that community can be spread around the world.

This is not simply copying. Never before had so much been available to so many. Text There is a thriving RW culture for texts on the Net just now.

They were twenty-five Lennon fanatics, selected from over six hundred who had applied to sing this tribute to their favorite artist. The model of biochemistry is more attractive to them: But there would be too much to be useful were there only the content. Admittedly, I was highly sceptical of Lessig’s ability to discuss economics without a specific background in the discipline.

That election, of course, had created public awareness about blogs, since the early front-runner, Vermont governor Howard Dean, had been created by blog culture. Lessig, however, navigates the topic with great prowess. The law is a way of speaking and thinking and, most important, an ethic. Just as apples shouldn’t be compared to oranges, software code shouldn’t be likened to movies or music to scientific articles.

He presents a number of ideas about how the internet, crowdsourcing, and artistic remixing are the modalities for economic and cultural development in the 21st century. At times, I wish he d An interesting perspective on the current state of American Copyright law that easily gets off topic, but none-the-less makes valid points. And many took those clips and blogged them—adding commentary, or criticism, or praise for the works celebrated at the awards.


In the book Lessig argues that modern communication and information technology has reached a point where what was once an esoteric, highly expensive and exclusive set of activities creating things I had high expectations for this book and was generally pleased to that end.

When stu- dents come to law school, most come from an essentially RO educa- tion. Only then will we move on as a society, and only then will the ‘industry’ make money. But the interesting part is how significant the first of those three will be, and how insignificant the third. Yet, however similar these acts of quoting may be, the norms governing them today are very different.

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

Sep 13, Alexandra rated it it was amazing. But the cite is always sufficient payment. If the question is asked about blogs on average, then no doubt the skepticism is merited. Decriminalizing file sharing Note: As a content creator in general, I am happy to release as much of my content as possible under a Creative Commons license.

They understand they have lawwrence responsibility that reaches far beyond their ordinary lives. Worldwide, the recording in- dustry suffered its third straight year of declining sales.

Those barriers either kept many away from this form pawrence expression, or channeled collage into media that could be remixed cheaply. Because I began to work on line, I found it necessary to start finding out what was happening to my stuff on line, and that is why I began to read this new literature.

The other hides the hierarchy. Instead, I want to you imagine the confer- ence room at Universal where the decision was made to threaten Stephanie Lenz with a federal lawsuit. The ways and reach of speech are now greater.

Lawrence Lessig: Decriminalizing the Remix

And as it developed this profile, this network could now market more effectively than any lessiig today. Ma lo fa al tempo stesso anche da chi pensa che non debba esserlo mai. These markets are complemen- tary, not competitive. I was certain she was about to attack remix creativity. Universal either owns or administers some of the copyrights of Prince.


Remix is an urgent, eloquent plea to end a war that harms our children and other intrepid creative users of new technologies. Or we might quote a passage from the book in a letter lawrenfe a friend. I see on TV screens how hard it is.

The easy, and to some degree true, answer is that they will do all three. But, like all metaphoric wars, the copyright wars are not actual conflicts of survival. Lynn’s style is very artistic, it is entertaining and clear. We had responded by reminding the Court that in the earlier Sony Betamax case, in which the VCR was the tar- get, the content industry had also estimated that 91 percent of VCR usage was in violation of copyright laws.

Someone who truly shares my visions and thoughts on culture and content. As he sees it, reforming copyright law is the only way to salvage it: May 01, Mark rated it really liked it.

Even for this extremist, copy- right law had a limit. His primary concern is that because this activity is so prevalent among the American youth, the outdated copyright law has created a nation of scofflaws.

And in a series of faxes I was teaching in Budapest, and this was long before e-mail was renix availableI sent him increasingly outrageous comments, arguing about this section of the book. One of the points he made, that just blew me away, is the thought that through the 90s and 00s, how much money was spent on lawyer fees fighting this way.