“This thinly disguised corporate propaganda is inaccurate and
inappropriate,” says Mitch Stoltz, an intellectual property attorney
with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who reviewed the material at
WIRED’s request.

“It suggests, falsely, that ideas are property and that building on
others’ ideas always requires permission,” Stoltz says. “The
overriding message of this curriculum is that students’ time should be
consumed not in creating but in worrying about their impact on
corporate profits.”

I suggest we see if WMF commenting, possibly in a blog post or
similar, would help avert such anti-sharing foolishness.

- d.

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