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Alliance Pushes NBC To Open Presidential Debate To Bloggers, Internet

Publication Date: 
May 17, 2007
K.C. Jones

"InformationWeek" quotes Professor Lawrence Lessig in a story about allowing presidential debates to be place in the public domain such as YouTube and blogs:

"Lawrence Lessig, law professor at Stanford Law School and founder of the school's Center for Internet and Society, is spearheading the effort. Lessig also chairs the Creative Commons project."

"I am very hopeful that both the Republicans and the Democrats will help encourage the extraordinary public discussion around the election that the Internet has enabled, by removing any uncertainty about the right of the people to comment upon the speech of presidential candidates," Lessig said in a statement.