Book Talk: "The Fight for the Future" by Edward Lee
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When: November 15, 2013 5:30 p.m. PST (meet and greet author at 5 p.m., talk starts at 5:30 p.m.)
Where: San Francisco State University (downtown campus) Room 557, 5th floor, 835 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94103
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Edward Lee discusses his latest book, The Fight for the Future at San Francisco State University's downtown campus on November 15. The talk is sponsored by Creative Commons and is free and open to the public.
The book explains how the Internet helped people fight for their Internet freedoms--and do the unthinkable in stopping powerful lobbyists and the entertainment industry in their effort to clamp down on online piracy at all costs. The Fight for the Future is available for purchase as an ebook for 99 cents on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
"This is the story about the people behind the most important first battle for the future. When that revolution is won, we will look back to the fight against SOPA/PIPA the way Americans look back to the first shots at Lexington. Beautifully written, and powerfully compelling, this is a must read for anyone who wants a glimpse of where we are going."
--Lawrence Lessig, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School