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Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy - Lawrence Lessig
Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
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The reigning authority on intellectual property in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig spotlights the newest and possibly the most harmful culture war?a war waged against those who create and consume art. America?s copyright laws have ceased to perform their original, beneficial role: protecting... show more
The reigning authority on intellectual property in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig spotlights the newest and possibly the most harmful culture war?a war waged against those who create and consume art. America?s copyright laws have ceased to perform their original, beneficial role: protecting artists? creations while allowing them to build on previous creative works. In fact, our system now criminalizes those very actions. Remix is an urgent, eloquent plea to end a war that harms every intrepid, creative user of new technologies. It also offers an inspiring vision of the postwar world where enormous opportunities await those who view art as a resource to be shared openly rather than a commodity to be hoarded.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143116134 (0143116134)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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3.0 Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
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. The examples are dated, even if this was written in 2008. Digital content, technologies and how we interact, play, learn, create o...
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5.0 Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
Remix represents my first book read on my nook. Needless to say, that fact was pretty symbolic for me. Someone who truly shares my visions and thoughts on culture and content. Lawrence Lessig brings a ton of common sense into the debate about Copyright and the 21st Century media remixes our socie...
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