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 Lawrence Lessig: How Creativity is strangled by the law


TED means Technology, Entertainment, Design. Started on 1984, it began as a conference with the aim of bringing people from those three worlds together. Since then,TED has become a very good source of progressive ideas. The annual convention now brings together the world’s most renowned thinkers and doers, all of which are challenged to give the talk of their lives.
This video is of Lawrence Lessig with his presentation of three stories and an argument. His discussion brings together John Phillip Sousa, celestial copyrights, and the “ASCAP cartel”. He features hilarious remixes, which depict a different sort of artistry. His talk impresses his audience to their feet.

Larry Lessig

TED celebrates one of its foremost authorities on copyright issues. His vision for reconciling creative freedom with marketplace has made him TED’s top speakers. Ms. Larry Lessig is both a lawyer and activist. He is a Stanford professor and founder of the school’s Center for Internet and Society. He is also the chair of the Creative Commons, a distinct, free licensing scheme for individual creators. For more information on him, please click here.

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