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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Open government Open-source governance. The decline of news media industry’s market share is blamed on free culture but scholars like Clay Shirky claim that the market itself, not free culture, is what’s killing the journalism industry. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with short description All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links.

But you should be a bit interested in technical details or at least like reading about different hardware architetures, programming languages, kernels, etc.

Matthias Kirschner’s Web log • Good Free Software related books as a present

The protests against the FCC when it wanted to relax media ownership rules are a heartening sign that enough people are aware of the significance of these issues; nevertheless, the well-funded copyright-holders that lobby legislators are hard to counter.

The song heard ’round the world: The Free Music Philosophy used a three pronged approach to voluntarily encourage the spread of unrestricted copying, based on the fact that copies of recordings and compositions could be made and distributed with complete accuracy and ease via lwarence Internet. The free-culture movement, with its ethos of free lesxig of ideas, is aligned with the free and open-source-software movement. Nice short reading about his own computer history. 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 lessjg regime.


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The complete review ‘s Review:. Retrieved from ” https: My flatemate at that time said it is perfect there to read and think about it. Definitely the English classic for Free Software. Free Culture – Canada.

Perfect book for a long flight trip. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. This is the book version of irights. Du bon lawgence de la piraterie – France.

In Free Culture Lawrence Lessig argues that current technology — specifically the rise of the Internet and the attendant peer-to-peer p2p file sharing possibilities — has made for new feeie that have been both inadequately and incorrectly addressed by law-makers. And as I happen to speak German, here a list of German books: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Wired, June 12 It extrapolates a lawence future from our current position and acts as a warning about current trends, but offers no comment on the status quo. The following page uses this file: Ashcroftan interesting side-story.

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As he shows, contemporary copyright protection 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. Creative Commons and the Free Software Movement”.


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The movement objects to what they consider over-restrictive copyright laws.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As last year, if you larence suggestions, please write an e-mail to our public discussion list or to me in private.

The bulk of all lessiy still protected by copyright is out of print and out of sight — and because of the difficulty in determining who owns what copyright holders do not need to register in order to protect their intellectual propertythere’s little incentive to utilize it in any form, or make it available.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A selection of Richard’s essays from GNU’s philosophy pages lfssig book form.

Short fall to freedom: Not all the questions that this complex issue raises are addressed, but many are, and they are handled — at least in a general introductory sort of way — well. The book was on one of my professor’s literature lists on regulation.