A Walk Across New Hampshire for Aaron

By: Saturday January 11, 2014 4:59 pm

Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, the computer coder and Internet freedom activist, who committed suicide while facing prosecution on federal hacking charges. So, today, in Aaron’s memory and for the causes he believed in, Harvard University Professor Lawrence Lessig is walking across New Hampshire.

 

Lawrence Lessig Lecture on Aaron Swartz, Law and Justice in the Digital Age

By: Thursday February 21, 2013 9:09 am

Lawrence Lessig marked his appointment as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School with a lecture titled “Aaron’s Laws: Law and Justice in a Digital Age.”

The lecture focuses on the Aaron Swartz case which Lessig says he approaches less as an intellectual and more as a citizen and friend given his extensive personal history with Swartz.

Lawrence Lessig Testimony on “Open Source Dividend Prizes”

By: Monday May 14, 2012 3:45 pm

On Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., the US Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging will hold a hearing on the high costs/prices for HIV/AIDs Drugs and the Prize Fund Alternative. Witnesses include Harvard Law’s Lawrence Lessig as well as James Love, Joseph Stiglitz and others. This is the prepared testimony of Dr. Lessig.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Lawrence Lessig, Republic, Lost: A Declaration for Independence

By: Saturday October 8, 2011 1:59 pm

Much pundit ink has been spilled pondering why the OccupyWallStreet protest has grown so rapidly and resonated so widely. But the answer is really not difficult to apprehend. Our political system is fundamentally broken by corruption and oligarchical control. Many people know this. They have rationally concluded that voting fixes none of these systemic problems precisely because the problems are systemic. And going out into the street to protest and demand an end to this corruption is the only perceived means of redress.

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