Creativity and copying - how innovation really happens
Whatever happened to the public domain and the idea of cultural commons?
Copyright: The Visual Matrix. This is the updated version recently seen at metaLAB @ Harvard's openLAB!
Intellectual property law has grown like a cancer, with copyright growing on creative content to produce a tangled, dysfunctional knot of proprietary rights that eat away at what could be a robust system of incentives and digital production. (How about you ask how I really feel?) Which is one of my main reasons for obsessing about copyright…
There's no shortage of silly patents. What were they thinking?