31.1.06

Patents, Copyright, DRM vs. Evolution

What’s so fundamentally wrong with bogus patents, trivial patents, software patents, copyright term extensions, limiting interpretations of copyright, digital restrictions management and digital copy-protection laws (among other things)?

A lot. It limits the evolution of human culture. Lawrence Lessig has explained how and why, several times, in his presentation ‘free culture’.

Watch it here (Flash needed):







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