Get Off My Intellectual Property

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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Stanford Law professor Lawrence Lessig has become comething of an intellectual-property superstar through his influential weblog. Today he joins Brian to explain his belief that large media corporations have stifled creativity by trying to turn the law to their favor.

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