Yochai Benkler: Open-source economics
August 4, 2009, 8:27 PM
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TEDTalk with Yochai Benkler on the inversion occurring in the field of social production through the development of the Internet.


The Architecture of Innovation
July 23, 2009, 3:33 AM
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Focus Papers: Duke Conference on the Public Domain

Lawrence Lessig is a Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the school’s Center for Internet and Society. This lecture was delivered as the inaugural Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property at Duke University School of Law on March 23, 2001.

“We live in an era when the idea of property is just such a thought, or better, just such a non-thought; when the importance and value of property is taken for granted; when it is impossible, or at least for us, very hard, to get anyone to entertain a view where property is not central; when to question the universality and inevitability of complete propertization is to mark yourself as an outsider.”

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* This essay was also published in Self-organization/Counter economic strategies