This week, a deep bench of thinkers, tinkerers, and scholars will be blogging to discuss Professor Gabriella Coleman’s book Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking (Princeton University Press 2012). Coleman, the Wolfe Chair Scientific and Technical Literacy at McGill University, is a leading scholar and cultural guide in all matters concerning digital activism and engagement. Coding Freedom untangles and illuminates the contributions of computer hackers to the trajectory of intellectual property law specifically and liberalism generally. Joining Gabriella Coleman and the CoOp crew for this weeklong symposium are Karl Fogel, Amy Kapczynski, Edward W. Felten, Laura Denardis, Nicklas Lundblad, Julie Cohen, Steven Bellovin, Nabiha Syed, Lawrence Liang, and James Grimmelmann as well as permanent CoOp authors Deven Desai and Frank Pasquale. Welcome!