Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chapter Two: “Mere Copyists”

Lessig, Lawrence. (2004). Free culture: How big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture and control creativity. New York, NY: The Penguin Press. Lessig starts out the second chapter with a discussion of the invention of photography. … Continue reading

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Three New Sources

Barrett, Brian. (2012, January 17). What is SOPA? Retrieved from http://kotaku.com Sopa was a bill that was being pushed through congress with alarming speed in the spring of 2012. It would have given power to record labels to disconnect the … Continue reading

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Chapter One: Creators

Chapter One In chapter one, Lessig discusses the creation of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse in 1928. He launched the character in a cartoon called “Steamboat Wille,” a parody of a work created earlier that year, called “Steamboat … Continue reading

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