IP feudalism and the shrinking of the public domain

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February 5, 2012
Marginal Revolution
by Alex Tabarrok  
Posted in Commentary

"We typically frame copyright and patent strength as an issue between consumers and creators, with consumers assumed to favor weaker rules and creators stronger. But, as I discuss in Launching the Innovation Renaissance, that is the wrong frame. A vibrant public domain can be good for consumers and for creators." [hat tip -- Libertarian Alliance] (02/02/12)



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