Let’s make copyright opt-OUT

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April 12, 2011
Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom
by Stephan Kinsella  
Posted in Commentary

"If you oppose IP and don’t want a patent -- just don’t apply. Unfortunately, someone else might independently invent the same thing, patent it, and shut you down, since your having invented it first, or independently invented it, is no defense. So, you might also want to lower your knickers and reveal your idea publicly, to lower the chance someone else can patent it (this is called defensive patent publishing). But if you don’t want copyright, you’re out of luck. Under the current law, copyright is received automatically." (04/12/11)



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