An academic and political activist, Lawrence Lessig is the author of Remix and the Byliner Original One Way Forward. His hero is Henry David Thoreau.
Considered to be the high priest of high tech, Chris Anderson is the editor of Wired and the author of The Long Tail and Free.
James Daly is a journalist and editor whose writing has appeared in numerous national publications.
The perils of openness in government.
Renowned Harvard law professor Lessig presents a wise manifesto for fixing what’s wrong with America and giving us back a real voice in how we are governed.
On liberty in cyberspace.
Finding the balance of power in cyberspace as broadband enters the political chatroom.
Do we want music, software, and books to be free—or not?
Digital technology has made it easy to create new works from existing art, but copyright law has yet to catch up.
There will be no change until we change Congress.
Congress is a paradigm case of institutional corruption. The framers intended Congress to be “dependent upon the People alone,” but the private funding of public campaigns has bred within Congress a conflicting dependency.
When Eric Eldred’s crusade to save the public domain reached the Supreme Court, it needed the help of a lawyer, not a scholar.
Google, copyright, and our future.