Get Off of My Cloud!
Little did Jagger and Richards know that their 1965 hit would become a meaningful metaphor for a twenty-first century conundrum involving the law, technology, user norms and the market.
Here is a very brief outline of the issues, Lessig, four factors style.
Internet business is big business. In the same way that what used to be good for General Motors was good for America, Internet business is what drives the global economy. Everything else -- the technology, the law and social norms -- rides around this factor.
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