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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Lawrence Lessig: Decriminalizing the Remix

Moreover, these 5 positive reforms are expressed with a level of brevity simplicity that even a Congressperson can understand them. Larry Lessig offered me a very inspiring thought in his book, which is “The law is a way of speaking and thinking and, most important, an ethic. Aug 04, Avolyn Fisher rated it really liked it Shelves: This reputation and word-of- mouth technology create a competing set of meanings that get asso- ciated with any content.

Enabling the Future 9. This then is the first difference between RO and RW cultures. And his selection demonstrated knowledge beyond the message of the text.

The easy, and to some degree true, answer is that they will do all three. The children growing up in a world where these technologies permeate their daily life are unable to comprehend why “remixing” is illegal. Within five minutes, I had found clips with both friends, which I watched with utter joy. The ability to channel the commercial return from music or film has allowed many people to create who otherwise could not.


As we look back at our history, the domi- nance of the radically different culture and the culture of regu- lating culture of the last forty years is likely to obscure the view of a much longer tradition that lived before it.

In one sense it is.

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

What are you teaching these kids? Mar 30, Joe rated it really liked it. No doubt there are lots of hurdles to overcome to get to this world. The law lawrehce classroom is an argument. Everything is drawn from cases that went before, presented as if the argument now presented is in fact nothing new.

I would describe it as technophillic, but I guess we’re all technophiles these days. They admit none of the freedoms that any writer takes for granted when writing a college essay, or even an essay for the New Yorker. So, in addition to content, content about content—tags, and recommendations—combined with tools to measure the influence of content.

They did the same for a non- profit venue in Vienna three months later, but mentioned that Ms.

Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix | TED Talk

Recognizing the uselessness of certain sorts of rules led governments to avoid regulation in obvious areas, or to deregulate when they saw their regulation failing. The Creative Commons licenses had shifted the copyright baseline through the voluntary acts of copyright holders. The exhibit looped the video again and again, for eight hours a day, six days a week, throughout the summer of If the question is asked about blogs on average, then no doubt the skepticism is merited.


But the sec- ond then reverses that feeling, as the film might also be seen as a criticism of Communism. These three layers, then, work together.

Sure, the words were no longer meaningful. Think again about Girl Talk, remixing between and samples from artists in a single CD. What is fascinating about this part of the book is how true it rings today, 8 years since publication, particularly in the context of digital disruption and entrepreneurship.

The extreme of regula- tion lesssig copyright law has become makes it difficult, and sometimes impossible, for a wide range of creativity that any free society—if it thought about it for just a second—would allow to exist, legally. And ladrence these regulatory burdens can be reduced, a new industry of RO culture can flourish. A clear and simple but not simplistic view of where copyrights law is doing to creativity, to innovation, to an entire generation of people who are ‘pirates’ by default.

Some- times these messages were announcementy; sometimes they were simply informational.

Instead, in both cases, poor work is an argument for better educa- tion. They all therefore shared certain limitations: Everything is captured in this snapshot of generations:

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