Latest Lawrence Lessig Stories

2014-06-04 08:38:33

Mayday PAC begins push to raise $5 million by July 4; $5 million in matching dollars to be raised NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After meeting its initial goal of crowdfunding $1 million two weeks ahead of schedule, the Mayday PAC - established by Harvard Law Professor and campaign finance reformer Professor Lawrence Lessig and Republican strategist Mark McKinnon - launched the next phase of its effort by setting a new, ambitious fundraising goal and releasing the names of...

2011-02-09 10:15:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harvard University Professor Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation for Ethics, will speak about the law's place in a digital society during his April 11 keynote address at ABA TECHSHOW, a legal technology conference of the American Bar Association committed to bringing lawyers the latest technology news and emerging technologies. Lessig has devoted much of his career to issues on law and technology, and during his...

2011-01-13 16:03:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia," a film by Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill showing the inner workings of the online information resource, will make its debut in a number of countries as part of worldwide celebrations of Wikipedia's 10th anniversary on January 15, 2011. Anniversary celebrations in Germany, India, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and the UK will include screenings of the film for wikipedians and other fans of...

2010-07-29 14:00:00

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With only two days left to enter, The Vimeo Festival + Awards, www.vimeoawards.com, adds another round to its already impressive roster of judges, including: Lawrence Lessig: is the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University, and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is the author of Remix (2008), Code v2 (2007), Free Culture (2004), The Future of Ideas (2001) and Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace (1999)....

2009-10-29 02:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- We announce that Creative Commons is transferring operations of top remix site ccMixter.org to next-gen-music-label ArtisTech Media (ATM). Yesterday marked the five-year anniversary of ccMixter.org, a site that has internationally demonstrated the power of its 20,000-strong music community and Creative Commons' licenses through the motto "Download, Sample, Cut-up, Share." Pledging to uphold The Lessig Principles as specified in the...

2008-10-08 15:00:17

Search Engine Strategies (http://www.SearchEngineStrategies.com) returns to Chicago this year with an exciting line up of popular sessions and new content at SES Chicago 2008. The SES event, taking place at the Chicago Hilton, December 8th - 12th, draws not only a large Chicago and Midwestern crowd, but also delegates from across the country and the world, as 30 countries were represented last year. Opening the show with the first of three keynotes will be Lawrence Lessig, who is...

2008-09-22 00:00:14

Lawrence Lessig, a copyright law professor at Stanford University, will discuss the threat of greed and corruption on American institutions Thursday at the University of Pittsburgh. Lessig, founder of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford and an anti-corruption crusader, will present "A Declaration for Independence," a lecture that explores the negative influence of money on America's most important institutions. The lecture will be at 3 p.m. in the Teplitz Memorial Courtroom of...

2008-08-18 12:05:00

Not long after Joichi Ito uploaded a photo he had taken of Internet pioneer Vinton Cerf to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia last year, he noticed something odd. Most of the Internet luminaries and technology gurus who had write-ups on Wikipedia had poor-quality photos or none at all. It wasn't just that. "I realized that some famous people have no free photos online," says Ito, a U.S.-educated Japanese venture capitalist and co-founder of Digital Garage, a Tokyo Net startup incubator. Ito...

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