Rethinking IP

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February 10, 2011
Ludwig von Mises Institute
by Stephan Kinsella  
Posted in Commentary

"In previous decades libertarians viewed intellectual property as a boring and technical area of the law, the province of legal specialists. They also assumed it to be a legitimate, if arcane, type of property in a capitalist, free-market society. After all, it's in the Constitution, and Ayn Rand blessed it. But we don't ignore it anymore, and we don't take its legitimacy for granted. We can't. The injustices of IP have multiplied in the Internet age, and they are staring us in the face." (02/10/11)  


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