Jeff Tweedy & Lawrence Lessig on File Sharing


From WilcoWorld

"Jeff Tweedy and Stanford Law School professor Lawrence Lessig will discuss their opinions regarding file sharing, free culture, and the arts. Lessig wrote the 2004 book Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity. Steven Johnson, author of Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate, will moderate the discussion. Tickets on sale Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m via Smarttix.com This event will also be webcast Live.

"WHO OWNS CULTURE?
LIVE from the NYPL in conjunction with Wired magazine
Jeff Tweedy
Lawrence Lessig
Steven Johnson
Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m.
Celeste Bartos Forum"

Jeff Tweedy is one of the most reasoned, credible, and sensible voices in the debate over the sharing of music. Certainly he's put his money where his mouth is by embracing tapers, traders, and the distribution of Wilco's music via the internet. Should be an interesting discussion.

The webcast should be available via WilcoWorld.

 

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