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.
October 25, 2010, 11am PDT | Tim Halbur
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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.

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Published on Monday, October 25, 2010 in Boing Boing
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