The world’s knowledge is locked behind restrictive copyright provisions – and much of this knowledge is inaccessible and unaffordable, particularly for the majority of citizens in the developing world. Moreover, these copyright provisions have not kept pace with advances in digital technology.
About code and law for cyberspace read Lawrence Lessig’s “Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace” . Writing on this connection between code (as in programs) and code (as in laws) Lessig has some questions.
Is a really free cyberspace possible?
How do we prevent cyberspace crime in a free cyberspace?
Do we need a cyberspace -authority?
How do we regulate the need for sharing. How do we protect the people against the power of copyright holders?