In a speech recorded in December 2008, Eben Moglen speaks about the origins of copyright and patents from a historical perspective.Running time: 00:54:50.
This episode features a recording of Eben Moglen's keynote, entitled Collaborative Innovation for Development: Enlarging the Global Commons at the Knowledge Commons' Collaborative Innovation for Development conference on Enlarging the Global Commons in New Delhi, India on 6 December 2008.
In the speech, Eben discusses in depth the origins of the copyright and patent system, and how Free Software interacts with that history.
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