Our very own Fiona from Blisspix got one of the sold out tickets to the NYPL Who Owns Culture shindig. Here’s what the NYTimes had to say about the event. Note the very very high profile of the library in all of this.
“What does it say about our democracy when ordinary behavior is deemed criminal?” he asked. Mr. Lessig and the moderator, Steven Johnson, a contributing editor at Wired, made much of the fact that the discussion was taking place in a library, where much of the Western cultural canon is available free.