Prof. Lessig Praises Amateur Remixing

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal Online, Prof. Lawrence Lessig of Stanford Law condemns copyright owners for pursuing legal action against amateur creators. He urges several changes in the law, including the deregulation of the "amateur remix" and the de-criminalization of peer-to-peer file sharing. The full article can be read here.

The essay is excerpted from Lessig's book "Remix," which will was released yesterday.