Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York City, New York 10018

Who Owns Culture?

Wilco guitarist and frontman Jeff Tweedy and Stanford Law School professor Lawrence Lessig offer up their opinions regarding Napster, free culture and the arts. Lessig wrote the 2004 book Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity. Steven Johnson, author of Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate, will moderate the discussion.

This event is presented in conjunction with Wired magazine.

Cost: Tickets are $10 for the general public and $7 for Friends of the Library, Young Lions, and Conservators.

Tickets on sale Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m via

LIVE from the NYPL, Celeste Bartos Forum

Added by kathrynyu on March 1, 2005



This sounds really interesting. Lessig wrote a piece about Wilco in Wired recently.

Jay Fienberg

The event also will be broadcast live