Happy Father’s Day, Pirate Crew!

I often say that there are two things that hold societies together: Moral lessons learned as a child, and the promise of swift and certain punishment. On Father’s Day, let’s focus on the former for a moment. I invite those of Professor Lessig’s pirate crew who are fathers to take a sampling of the literature […]

How do you sleep at night?

Lester Lawrence Lessig III suggests in a recent blog that his remarks at the CISAC conference last week were misquoted by Andrew Orlowski in his editorial about Lessig’s performance in the Register. “Trip” Lessig offers up an International Herald Tribune piece as offering a more accurate statement of his views. Unfortunately, the key theme that […]

Beware the beast man…

The Register has another great news story from the CISAC conference, this time moving past Lester Lawrence Lessig III (known in the familar as “Trip” Lessig) who turned in what by all accounts was a firmly mediocre debate performance. CISAC apparently gave the keynote slot to The Man aka Google. Boy I sure hope for […]

Crafting for the Movement

Someone pointed out to me today that Professor Lessig has a post on his blog about the Register article I wrote about recently (although I removed that post as a courtesy given the crafting discussed below). He seeks to clarify a whole slew of things about which he believes he was misquoted, and I take […]

It’s like you killed him twice….

In reading the papers today about the arrest of the alleged JFK bombers, I was reminded of an argument I had with a civil libertarian after 9/11. Among other things, I had taken a dim view of “student” visas that I knew from personal experience at college and law school were pretty routinely violated. I […]