[SortOf OT] Lawrence Lessig on West Wing tonight

Michael Davies michael at msdavies.net
Mon Jan 8 00:12:46 CST 2007

Sort of Off-Topic, but of general non-controversial interest...

On tonight's edition of the West Wing (ABC, 8:30pm) an actor will play
the role of Lawrence Lessig on the show

Lawrence Lessig (http://www.lessig.org/) is a lawyer, one of the major
contributors to the Creative Commons, and a public supporter of the

I have no idea if there will be any reference to CC or FSF (probably
not), but it's interesting that a real-life big-name character in the
broader free-culture/software-community gets a mention in a
saccherin-filled-US-styled-disneyesqe situ-drama.

[Thanks to the CyberLaw centre for the tip
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