Nies Lecture Number
With an increasing ease for one to download, trade and share information, there is also an increasing desire by companies, corporations and private interests to protect their works. In a time where everything can be commoditized and ideas can be bought and sold at a price, a question we must answer is - Who owns our creativity? Must all rights be reserved? The growth of the citizen journalist and the blossoming of independent creativity online is also explored.
Geist, Michael, "All Rights Reserved? Cultural Monopoly and the Troubles with Copyright" (2006). The Honorable Helen Wilson Nies Memorial Lecture. Paper 8.