Still enjoying iLaw; pictures soon. This morning’s lectures are on software (copyright and patent). Jonathan Zittrain is speaking right ATM, and he captures the distinction between FSF and proprietary software fairly succintly:
So, you’re in a hallway at MIT, and you have a great idea. ‘Eureka!’ The instinct at MIT at the time was ‘Eureka! come and look!’, not ‘Eureka! Where are the lawyers?’
I’m going to have to learn to be a better note-taker if I ever want to go back to school; my notes are terrible.