Larry Lessig, the Net’s most celebrated lawyer, cites John Philip Sousa, celestial copyrights and the "ASCAP cartel" in his argument for reviving our creative culture.

Harvard professor Larry Lessig is one of our foremost authorities on copyright issues, with a vision for reconciling creative freedom with marketplace competition. Full bio and more links

Everything is a Remix

A quick summary of Kirby Ferguson's position presented August 2012 on

This is a great presentation that sets out the challenge for the digital economy.

Creativity isn't magic.

This video explores how innovations truly happen.

The Arguments for Change

Our legal system just does not line up with the reality of the digital economy and needs substantial change. It is not going to be easy. This will take massive effort on a global scale but it must happen or we will never achieve the potential of the digital economy.

A Discussion on all of the above

Join filmmaker Kirby Ferguson (creator of Everything is a Remix) and artist Austin Kleon (author of Steal Like an Artist) as they show clips from Kirby's work and how one best goes about being a creator in the digital age.