The right to remix
The right to remixWhat role does Creative Commons play in copyright and online creativity?
Remixes, memes and other re-appropriated works are the language of internet pop culture. But what protects these works from being taken off the web? We discuss the decade-long work of Creative Commons and speak to its co-founder, Lawrence Lessig.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Lawrence Lessig @lessig
Professor, Harvard Law School
Kirby Ferguson @remixeverything
Andrew Keen @ajkeen
Author, “The Cult of the Amateur” and “Digital Vertigo”
Legal Project Lead, Creative Commons Portugal
What do you think? What are the prospects in the ongoing fight between the free culture movement and copyright law? Leave a comment below or record a 30-second video comment for the show.