Edward Lee on NFTs and the Seductive Promise of Creators Taking Control of Their Work
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of Creators Take Control, Edward Lee, about the health of the Web3 digital economy, NFTs, and the seductive promise of creators taking control of their work.
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Edward Lee is a professor of law and codirector of Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Center for Design, Law, and Technology, the first U.S. institution devoted to research of creativity, technology, design, and the law. His website, nouNFT.com, analyzes the latest developments in NFTs. He founded The Free Internet Project, a nonprofit whose mission is to protect Internet freedoms. He is a former contributor to the Huffington Post, and his work has been featured in outlets such as the Washington Post and Billboard. He worked on public-interest litigation as an attorney for Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.