Scott Turow and Friends Defend Writers’ Rights

In an op-ed column in today’s NYTimes, Scott Turow, Paul Aiken, and James Shapiro wonder aloud what would have happened in Shakespearean times if the plays had been “open source” material as opposed to ticketed experiences at the Globe Theater. The implications for today’s Web world and beyond are immense, such as the free-sharing I’m about to do right now. Read their commentary here, and buy the NYT if you want more like this every day.