Lawrence Lessig

Open-Source, Closed Minds

Theres something obvious to anyone close to technology today: Nonproprietary technology helps proprietary enterprise.For example, the global positioning system was set free for commercial development by Ronald Reagan in...

Service Calls

If there were a Nobel Prize awarded for business innovation, Id nominate the person who first thought of giving customers at convenience stores their purchases for free if the...

Spectrum for All

A generation from now, when policy types look back to the first decade of the 21st Century, there is no doubt they will think of a "Powell" as one...

Wireless Spectrum: Defining the Commons in Cyberspace

Skepticism about whether a "spectrum commons" could work most likely springs from the way weve been trained to think about "spectrum." A hundred years of careless talk has led...

Racing Against Time

In 1998, Congress passed the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, which extended the term of existing and future copyrights by 20 years—from 75 to 95 years for corporate...

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Microsoft Integrates Dynamic 365 And Teams Even More

Last week, Microsoft held its annual Inspire conference and announced many new features and collaborations. My first blog of the Inspire event covered Microsoft's...

Six Tenets of Modern Cybersecurity Training

Classroom training is rarely able to address the needs of all students. Some students will require extra time and instruction, while others may grasp...