This guide provides information on copyright. Example of information provided includes copyright history, charts for determining copyright, orphaned works, fair use, multimedia and publishing.
About (description is from Wikipedia)
Lester Lawrence Lessig III is an American academic, attorney, and political activist. He is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the former director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Wikipedia
The following videos were recorded in 2002 and are still relevant today. Topics include Mickey Mouse, Sony Aibo and e-books. Not a lot has changed in the 17 years since they were released.
The following links lay out the timeline of copyright history or give insight into how far back writing technology goes
Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States
Covers 1787 - 2014
United States Copyright Office A Brief Introduction and History
Downloadable PDF 8 pages long.
Dates in the History of Cultural Technologies
Starts with first forms of writing, includes technology through the ages, such as VCR's, typewriters and modern technology.
Evolution of the Alphabet
Not copyright related but is interesting.