Lawrence Lessig Running For Congress?

Mar 28, 2008 | Updated May 25, 2011

Man the ramparts! Corrupt lawmakers beware! Larry Lessig eyes Congress!

Lessig, the Stanford law professor and "free culture" cyber-hero, announced today that he is considering running as a Democratic candidate for Congress in the 12th district of California, which encompasses a large swath of Silicon Valley. The seat is now vacant following the death of Rep. Tom Lantos last month.

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