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Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig appears in the following:

The Super PAC to End Super PACs

Friday, July 11, 2014

On Independence Day, Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig’s political fund aimed at ending the influence of money in campaigns reached its crowd funding goal of $5 million. Now can it elect a member of Congress committed to campaign finance reform?

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Aaron Swartz, Internet Crusader, Commits Suicide at 26

Monday, January 14, 2013

The government's perceived right to control information and protect private data networks has become entangled in a tragedy. Aaron Swartz — 26-year-old programming genius and, in a sense, a budding philosopher of the information age — took his own life on Friday. Lawrence Lessig, a friend and mentor, remembers him.

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Lessig on Kagan and Regulations

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Lawrence Lessig is the director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and author of Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. He talks about Elena Kagan, the current election cycle, and his ongoing battle to reform campaign finance law.

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Fair Elections

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to remove limits on campaign spending, Congress will consider "Fair Election" legislation. Harry Kamen, former chairman and CEO of Metlife, speaks about a letter (PDF of the letter) to Congress signed by multiple CEOs asking for the legislation’s passing, ...

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Free and Fair

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Some are outraged over the recent Supreme Court ruling that protects corporate political spending. Hear why the former CEO of MetLife, Harry Kamen, thinks the ruling is as bad for corporations as it is for democracy. Plus, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Lawrence Lessig weighs in ...

Copyright Wars

Friday, November 28, 2008

Is the war on digital piracy killing creativity? Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law Professor and author of Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy, argues that copyright laws are criminalizing artists and youth and are strangling creativity. He also discusses his effort to use the net roots ...

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Words that Work

Friday, November 28, 2008

Athwart. Scalp. Scab. Buckle. Drab. Words that just feel right when they roll of the tongue. What are your favorite words to say? And, Lawrence Lessig on the state of copyright law. Plus, just why are baby strollers so darn expensive?

Copyright Wars

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law Professor and author of Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy, argues that copyright laws are criminalizing artists and youth and are strangling creativity. He also discusses his effort to use the net roots community to change Congress.

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