Videotheek /// Alex Lungu: The Internet is Closing Down (2012)

Korte documentaire van de Roemeense regisseur Alex Lungu over het verband tussen file sharing en intellectueel eigendom. Lungu laat zowel Roemeense activisten aan het woord, als ook bekendere namen als Lawrence Lessig, Brad Burham, Clay Shirky en andere.

“We live in the feudalism era of the digital age”

Why does copyright exist? Who is actually affected by piracy? Why do we feel like criminals when we go online? Culture has become collaborative and creativity defines the new generation. We have something very important to protect: THE INTERNET, the place where innovation and knowledge (still) run free.

The wide access to information has opened the door to the most basic means of creativity: Remix.

What is copyright supposed to protect in these changing times? Is copying really stealing? Couldn’t there be a better way? There might actually be …

The Internet is Closing Down
documentaire, 2012, 15 min.
regisseur: Alex Lungu