« Conferences: Signal or Noise, Cyberlaw in the Supreme Court |
| Petition for Users' Rights Under Canadian Copyright Law »
April 8, 2005
Weinberger Blogs "Signal or Noise 2"
Marvelous detailed notes from Berkman Fellow David Weinberger on a discussion about the part "remixing" plays in creativity:
The second Signal to Noise conference begins to the sound of "Sexy Jesus" beating through the Ames Courtroom in Austin Hall at Harvard Law. ...Charlie Nesson begins by saying the aim of law is to create a culture in which we can have freedom and creativity in peace. He talks about copyright's original balance being continuously upset by Congress's one-side expansion of the length of copyright's protection. He points to the expansion of copyright across space as well, beginning with Reagan linking copyright to trade expansion.
More excellent running notes here
-- and no doubt much more to come. And keep an eye on John Palfrey's weblog
, where he's helpfully tracking coverage.
(Previous Copyfight coverage just below and here.)
| Category: Big Thoughts
- RELATED ENTRIES
- Apple I Reaches CAFC
- Macmillan Pretends It Can Plug Analog Hole
- Pomplamoose is Still Making It
- Why Make the Secondary Market?
- Lexi Alexander vs the Copyright Cartel
- Digital Homicide Studio v Fair Use
- The Art of Asking for "The Art of Asking"
- Two Copyright-in-Gaming