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On Debate Video, Unlikely Group Of Activists Unite

Publication Date: 
April 25, 2007
Source: 
The Wall Street Journal Online
Author: 
Amy Schatz

The issue in this story is whether video footage concerning political, and specifically presidential, debates can be kept from being subject to copyright infringement. Bloggers of all walks of life are interested in keeping online video free. Amy Schatz has this to say about Professor Lawrence Lessig who is working towards that end:

"The effort has been led by Stanford Law School professor Lawrence Lessig, who’s been unsuccessful so far in convincing the parties to ensure free and open access to debate footage for sharing online."