Like Turner's "frontier thesis," "The Future of Ideas" is a dazzlingly inventive work about familiar things.
The book is well written and easily read by non-lawyers, but any lawyer that chooses to not to read this book should be ashamed.
For instance, Litman's book Digital Copyright is a great introduction both to the history of copyright and to its future.
I read this, but not my style of writing. The subject mater was what i wanted to learn about.Published 1 month ago by MT
Intellectual property, copyright, information ownership, fair use, e- versus hardcopy - if you are interested in exploring the nature of information, ownership, use and legality,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Lawrence Lessig has, rightly, achieved hero status amongst netizens for his early, analytical and compelling advocacy of the need for wise regulation by law - and other sorts of... Read morePublished on March 24, 2009 by Olly Buxton
This books is now free and available under the creative commons license. You can find it as a downloadable PDF online. Search google for it.Published on January 15, 2008 by Lynn M. Wallenstein
Deep understanding on what is going on with intelectual property that we don't see on the newspapersPublished on September 10, 2007 by A. B. Souza
The author has great insight in the area of intellectual property and how it has an impact in future innovation.Published on November 4, 2006 by Amazon Customer
The book is written in a very complex style -- especially the sections where Lessig goes into the nitty gritty of the architecture behind the Internet -- but the book is a... Read morePublished on June 16, 2005 by Simit Patel
This is the best of Lessig's books that I've read so far. Lessig is one of the more articulate spokespersons for the movement to protect the public domain, which includes such... Read morePublished on June 18, 2004 by Amazon Customer
Ultimately, the flaw in Lessig's books is his belief that the revolution of personal computing and the internet are the products of intellectuals like himself. Read morePublished on March 30, 2004 by D. Mitchell