Internet Summer School -- from Oxford

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) has announced its second annual Summer Doctoral Programme for 2004.  Attendees of the program will have the opportunity to attend seminars and lectures and to share their research with students and colleagues from around the world.  Learn more about OII and how to apply from the program's website.

Fight the Copyright Lockdown, Lessig Argues

Rethink copyright and revive our creative culture, argued Stanford Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig in a speech at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University last week.  Lessig's multi-media pitch compared the absurdity of recent copyright restrictions with a radical alternative -- a world in which people can rip, mix, and burn pieces of their digital surroundings into new creations.  Read more about the presentation in Rip, Mix, and Burn, a Berkman Center Briefing about Lessig's case for Free Culture.