In her “Keynote Address to the State of the Net Conference”, House Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) laid out what she termed the Conservative Agenda for the “Creative Economy”. Most of her talking points were neither new nor limited strictly to the conservative camp of Congress, but a few were notable if for no other reason than her definitions of the activities she wishes to address.
First, her speech set forth three basic propositions:
Proposition 1: The ascendant economic sector is the Creative Economy.
Proposition 2: The primary commodity in this economy is intellectual property.
Proposition3: The Creative Economy thrives online, in what is a unique, prosperous-and until recently free marketplace.