Lawrence Lessig on Free Culture

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Lawrence Lessig, leader of the Free Culture Movement, interviewed by Richard Poynder.

URL = http://poynder.blogspot.com/2006/04/interview-with-lawrence-lessig.html

Part of the Basement Interview series at http://poynder.blogspot.com/2006/03/basement-interviews.html


Bio

"Lawrence Lessig, professor of Law at Stanford Law School, founder of Stanford's Center for Internet and Society, co-founder of Creative Commons, board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and de facto leader of the Free Culture Movement.

Lessig has authored a number of seminal books, including Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World, and Free Culture.

Amongst other things Lessig was (briefly) Special Master in the Microsoft antitrust trial (United States v Microsoft), and lead counsel for the plaintiff in Eldred v Ashcroft, a case heard before the Supreme Court of the United States that challenged the constitutionality of the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA)." (http://poynder.blogspot.com/2006/04/interview-with-lawrence-lessig.html)