lessig on user generated content

Larry Lessig’s talk on user generated content, who’s generating it, how copyright law reacts to it and, most importantly, the effect this has on the content creators is awesome. Take the twenty minutes, and watch the whole thing. His summary at the end addresses an unintended consequence that I had never even considered, and it makes a frightening amount of sense. Really, really worth the watch.

Larry Lessig: Why kids need better copyright laws, from the awesome TEDTalks podcast.

One thought on “lessig on user generated content

  1. very good talk.

    i mean it’s common sense.. but people don’t do it. and those who do, have no influence. like who he hell listens to my free music? :)

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