Lawrence Liang is a legal scholar and writer based at the Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore. His work lies at the intersection of law and cultural politics, and has in recent years been looking at questions of media piracy. He has been working closely with the independent research initiative Sarai, New Delhi on the joint research project Intellectual Property and the Knowledge/Culture Commons. Liang is the author of Free/Open Source Software. Open Content (2007) and The Public is Watching: Sex, Laws and Videotape (2007). Most recently he co-authored Invisible Libraries (2016), speculative fiction on libraries and the future of reading. He regularly publishes on copyright, popular culture and legal questions.