Friday, February 15, 2008

Is the Law Strangling Creativity in the Digital Realm?

Stanford professor and lawyer, Larry Lessig gets TEDsters to connect John Philip Sousa, celestial copyrights, and the "ASCAP cartel" to build a case for creative freedom. He pins down the key shortcomings of our pre-digital intellectual property laws, revealing "how bad laws beget bad code." He includes some of the best remixes you'll ever see.