Soundbite: #eg8 copyfight
Posted May 25, 2011on:
Property is something that can be taken from me. If I don’t have it, somebody else does. Expression is not like that. The notion that expression is like that is entirely a consequence of taking a system of expression and transporting it around, which was necessary before there was the Internet, which has the capacity to do this infinitely at almost no cost.
Note: #eg8 refers to the current e-g8 Forum taking place in Paris, a pre-cursor to the g8, where world leaders and assorted invitees are discussing the future of the Internet