Copyright In the Digital Age

GUESTS: Howard Coble U.S. Representative (R, NC - District containing Greensboro, North Carolina) Chairman, House Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, Lawrence Lessig Author, Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace (Basic Books, 2000) Professor, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, California Jessica Litman Author, Digital Copyright : Protecting Intellectual Property on the Internet (Prometheus, 2001). Professor, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan Talal Shamoon Chair, Perimeter Technologies Working Group, Secure Digital Music Initiative Executive Vice President, Business Development, Intertrust Technologies, Santa Clara, California File-sharing services such as Napster and Gnutella have changed people's perceptions of what it means to own the rights to information. In this hour, the talk turns to the problems of copyright in the digital age. Does technology give people too much power? Or does the law give too much power to companies?

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