Building Codes Should Not Be Privately Copyrighted

Public domain activist Carl Malamud explains in this brief talk why he believes building, fire and safety codes should be taken out of the hands of the private companies that distribute them and made publicly accessible.

Malamud says that just as the internet was able to create the expansive infrastructure it has today through open source data, so too open access to building codes and would inspire greater innovation.

Full Story: Why building codes should be open


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