SEAS will host Lawrence Lessig on Friday the 17th.

The page with information about the event does not specify whether the event is open to the entire campus or not. The information is as follows:

For anyone who has ever used an image or other digital media under the "creative commons" license, or who would like to learn more about digital rights and intellectual property issues with respect to the internet, the following event will be of particular interest:

"Change v2: What Changes Obama Will Need"
Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
Friday, April 17, 2009, 5:00 pm
Location: Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

In discussing the advice being given to our elected officials and current technological policies, Lessig, founder of the creative commons, will bring to light current problems and issues we now face when it comes to copyright law in a digital platform.

Lessig is a professor of law at Stanford Law School and is a former board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), was advisor on technical issues to Barack Obama during his presidential campaign, and is author of several books on the policy issues of intellectual property.

This event is sponsored by Penn Engineering, the Science and Technology Wing and The Dining Philosophers.