I guess the copyfight discussion is upon us!
I finally had a chance to read Daniel B. Smith's article in Sunday's New York Times Magazine about poet/essayist/cultural commons advocate Lewis Hyde. Particularly striking is a paragraph about Ben Franklin — that Revolutionary Genius whom conventional wisdom dictates was America's first self-made man, an entrepreneur of singular alacrity. Or maybe he was just a culture-jammer?!?
Go read the full piece, and let's talk about it.