TED Talk

I found that the TED Talk brought up many good points that can be related to many of the issues that we have discussed about the internet. The strongest point I felt was his explanation of how airplanes caused a reevaluation of the law just as the internet has done with music, pictures, and video. Prior to the invention of the airplane when someone owned land they not only owned the land itself but the space above and below it. When airplanes were invented some farmers went to court to argue that the airplane was trespassing by flying over his property. Just like with the internet, this law was outdated and was ridiculous to enforce because it would limit the planes capabilities, just like how copyright laws have limited the use and growth of the internet.

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