Larry Lessig: chaos II – these numbers are AMAZING!

Larry Lessig: “Jack Valenti’s crowd [MPAA] says exclusive rights are the only way to assure content gets distributed. So we have a nice experiment: For the films between 1927-46, exclusive rights fails to make available 93.2% of the content produced. Does anyone really doubt the public domain wouldn’t do better?”

The above was posted to my personal weblog on December 5, 2002. My name is Peter Lindberg and I am a thirtysomething software developer and dad living in Stockholm, Sweden. Here, you’ll find posts in English and Swedish about whatever happens to interest me for the moment.

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