Lecture

Woah! It's Stallman in Toronto!

Richard Stallman - "Copyright vs. Community" Feb. 2, 2009 0 Freedom to run program 1 Freedom to study source code 2 Freedom to distribute software 3 Freedom to contribute to the community its social system is ethical proprietary is unethical What should copyright law let you do? (age of printing press vs digital age) - spent a while discussing the history and evolution of copyright copyright is no longer a industrial regulation reduce copyright power copyright should be much shorter - stallman suggests 10 years from date of publication (more than 3 times the publication cycle) What copyright should cover?