The DMCA and Digital Technology
This Application will help you understand the role of DMCA and digital technology.
- View the video "On Free, and the Differences Between Culture and Code" by Lawrence Lessig in this week's Resources.
- Based on the video, answer the following questions:
- What is the ideological commitment of Lawrence Lessig and the Creative Commons (CC) licenses as opposed to the values represented in the DMCA?
- What is the threat to culture by a "read-only world," and how do the CC licenses provided by Lessig address this threat?
- Would this debate have been possible without digital technology? Why or why not?
- Write your paper in APA style. The body of the paper should not exceed 3 pages.