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Ed Lee is the founder of nou NFT. He is a leading expert in Web3 and NFTs, especially the disruptions to copyright law, intellectual property, creative production, and ownership they are causing. Besides writing daily articles for nou NFT, Lee publishes research papers on these topics, including:

Lee’s scholarship analyzes disruptions caused by the Internet, especially related to the intersection between creative production and intellectual property laws. Representative works include:

In his book The Fight for the Future, Lee provides a behind-the-scenes account of the Internet protests in 2012, when people, Wikipedia, and other websites banded together to protest a controversial copyright bill the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). The protests led to the defeat of both SOPA and ACTA.

Lee is also a visual creator who is inspired by nature.