Loss Aversion or a Shared Pool of Knowledge

February 20, 2012

Episode four of Everything is a Remix discusses the evolution of intelectual property tools from promoting creativity and a flourishing public domain to restricting ideas to a walled garden, inhibiting memetic evolution. “The believe in intelectual property has grown so dominant, it has pushed the original intent of copyright and patents out of the public consciousness.”

Everything is a Remix Part 4 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

“The common good is a meme that should spread again.”