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Published: Monday, 11/30/2009

Cyberlaw expert to talk about copyrights at BGSU

BOWLING GREEN — A cyberlaw expert will speak at Bowling Green State University about copyright reform and intellectual property.

Lawrence Lessig, faculty director of Harvard Law School's Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, will discuss “From Copyright to Corruption and Back Again,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.

Mr. Lessig is the founder of the Creative Commons licensing organization and a free-culture activist who has fought overly restrictive copyright regulation. He is known for his expertise in cyberlaw and constitutional law. At BGSU, he will address Web piracy, his role in the copyright wars, and his work at Harvard.

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