Not sure I entirely agree with the good professor’s assessment, but a decent read for those interested in copyright reform:
Lawrence Lessig: "In Defence of Piracy [Wall Street Journal, Oct. 11, 2008]
Meanwhile, President Bush has signed the PRO-IP Act into law, which appoints a cabinet-level "Intellectual Property Czar." Not sure how I feel about that, either. Maybe we should just turn the whole internet off. So what if a few million bloggers are forced to get some sunshine — thnk of all the time we’d have for other things, like actual investigative reporting! And let’s not forget about those poor porn magazine tycoons who want their emires back. Fuck it, I’m logging off now — who’s with me?