Marketplace Tech

with Molly Wood

07/06/2017: The meme economy

By now, you've probably seen the video of President Donald Trump beating up a man with the CNN logo superimposed on his face. The whole controversy got us thinking about memes: can someone own a meme? Can it be copyrighted? Corynne McSherry, legal director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, stopped by to break it all down for us. Afterwards, we'll chat with Enigma CEO Hicham Oudghiri about his company's service, which promises to be a powerful tool for accessing and understanding publicly available data sets. 

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Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that’s rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show tells the stories of modern life through our digital economy.
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