Posts Tagged ‘ Lawrence Lessig ’

Lawrence Lessig: It’s Time To Eliminate The FCC

Dec 24th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Newsweek has a great feature today by Creative Commons guru Lawrence Lessig that argues that it’s time to kill off the FCC: Born in the 1930s, at a time when the utmost importance was put on stability, the agency has become the focal point for almost every important innovation in technology. It is the presumptive protector […]

US Federal Court Upholds Open Source Licenses

Aug 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Law

Free content pioneer Lawrence Lessig notes at his blog today that a US Federal Court has upheld open source licenses (pdf), helping to build a case history for Creative Commons licenses that are frequently used in new media: The Court has held that free licenses such as the CC licenses set conditions (rather than covenants) […]