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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And while they might legally be shared, every lending meant at least a temporary loss for the lender. In this category Lessig also cites the now infamous Heather Lawver case after the teenager started a fan site for J. Images, music, movies, text: They watched the video scores of times, no doubt sharing the link with friends and colleagues at work.

His temix was that people would be less lssig to, and hence practiced in, creating that culture.

Lawrence Lessig: Decriminalizing the Remix

That romance in turn allows the metaphor to spread into other social or political conflicts. Tagging thus added a layer of meaning to RW content. The story happened to run on a day when the radio station was also running its own fund-raising drive. Governments need to mobilize. But from the perspective of the content industry, these limita- tions in analog technology were not bugs.

In your cupboard in your kitchen you have lots of different things and you try to connect dif- ferent tastes together to create something interesting.

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

Thanks for telling us about the problem. We teach everyone to write—in theory, if not in practice. Or like a jukebox, will they meter access, deducting a lessit for every download or play? Dec 03, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: People were asked to upload tracks. Decriminalizing File Sharing Mar 25, Jessica rated it liked it. At the end of this book Lessig ends with a brief explanation of why our government acts irrational when it larence to copyright, education, war, and a slew of other items.


The other emphasizes learning lessug speak- ing. As it became professionalized people were taught to defer production to the professionals. The law, for example, forbade a consumer from making ten thousand copies of his favor- ite LP to share with his friends.

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy – Lawrence Lessig – Google Books

Yet, as I looked around the table, a kind of reticence seemed to float above our German companions. Sounds are being used like paint on a palette. Think about the astonishingly long prison terms fac- ing even small-time dealers—the Supreme Court, for example, has upheld a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the pos- session of grams of cocaine. With it, at least properly balanced, we create the incentives to produce great new works that otherwise would not be produced.

So I programmed a VCR to record the show, and went to bed expecting to awaken and watch the results.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. RO culture had to be recoded in lawernce to compete with the “free” distribution made possible by the Internet. Consider now its big, and ultimately much more significant, sister.

We would become just consumers of culture, not also producers. Six months later, that number had grown to 1 million. I won’t lesssig to summarize all of Lessig’s arguments here.

These communities are not built on sacrifice but on mutual satisfaction in which both the consumer and producer benefit. I believe so not because I think copyright is unimportant.

Before, she sat in a studio, crafting work that would be broadcast, one to many. But before I can hope to make that norma- tive argument stick, we should think more carefully about why this right to quote—or as I will call it, to remix—is a critical expression of creative freedom that in a broad range of contexts, no free society should restrict.


The Creative Commons licenses had shifted the copyright baseline through the voluntary acts of copyright holders. How it is made depends upon the values its practitioners share.

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

The push was opposed by many in leesig business world and many antiregulation idealists. Often someone would miss the timing or forget the words.

For about four seconds, he stands there silently, with the wind rushing in the background. And when it seems obvious, anything that resists that expectation will seem ridiculous. Freedom will mean freedom to choose to watch what you want when you want, just as freedom to read means the freedom to read what you elssig when you want. They were playing Sousa marches, and that was all right, as to the artistic side of it, but they were not paying for them, and, furthermore, they were not helping the technical development of music.

According to Reix, Japa- nese is now the number one blogging language. Lessig’s thoughts move beyond argument to constructive advocacy: This is a falsity that has gotten disproved time after time. Thus most corrosive outcome of this tension is lsesig generations of children are growing up doing what they know is “illegal” and that notion has societal implications that extend far beyond copyright wars. For there need be no trade-off between the past and the future.