Lawrence Lessig

The Future Of Ideas

The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World (2001) is a book by Lawrence Lessig, at the time of writing a professor of law at Stanford Law School, who is well known as a critic of the extension of the copyright term in US. It is a continuation of his previous book Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, which is about how computer programs can restrict freedom of ideas in cyberspace.
550 printed pages

Impressions

    Olakunle Abdulrafiqshared an impression7 months ago

    Still relevant today and appeals to democratically ideals

    kek59970shared an impressionlast year
    👍Worth reading
    👎Give This a Miss
    💩Utter Crap
    💀Spooky
    🙈Lost On Me
    🔮Hidden Depths
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🎯Worthwhile
    💞Loved Up
    🌴Beach Bag Book
    🚀Unputdownable
    😄LOLZ
    💤Borrrriiinnng!
    🐼Fluffy
    💧Soppy

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    Abdallah Farahshared an impressionlast year

    Great book

Quotes

    Dasha Sitnikovahas quoted6 years ago
    This confusion is leading us to change the environment in ways that will change the prosperity.
    jullileto8654333has quoted6 years ago
    Shapiro saw good and bad in both futures. Too much dis-intermediation, he warned, would interfere with collective governance; some balance was needed. But likewise, efforts to rearchitect the Net to reenable control
    b2769993634has quoted5 months ago
    THIS BOOK is fundamentally about the Internet and its effect on innovation, both commercial and non-. “Internet” and “society” are familiar enough notions.

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