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Submission + - Lawrence Lessig to leave copyright sphere (

brandonY writes: The founder of Creative Commons, the Stanford lawyer behind the "Eldred v. Ashcroft" case, and the author of "Code" has spent the last 10 years working tirelessly on behalf of limited copyright terms, net neutrality, and the public domain. Tuesday, Lawrence Lessig announced on his blog that he has "decided to shift my academic work, and soon, my activism" from fighting the good fight for the public domain to fighting the good fight against corruption and the influence of big money's effects on legislation in general.

He's like a function -- he returns a value, in the form of his opinion. It's up to you to cast it into a void or not. -- Phil Lapsley