HOW BIG MEDIA USES TECHNOLOGY
AND THE LAW TO LOCK DOWN CULTURE
AND CONTROL CREATIVITY
Lessig uses three main ideas in his essay.
We are allowing those most threatened by the use of technology to control it.
Mickey Mouse was Disney’s parody of the Buster Keaton movie.
Dojinshi is a Japanese art form which is the retelling by adding components to existing comics. It is similar to having a jazz composer rewrite a popular song.
Web 2.0 is a retelling of copyrighted material with something new added to it. It is similar to Disney’s efforts and the Japanese comic form, Dojinshi.