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By Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine

ISBN-10: 0521879280

ISBN-13: 9780521879286

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"Intellectual property" - patents and copyrights - became arguable. We witness childrens being sued for "pirating" track - and we notice AIDS sufferers in Africa loss of life as a result of inability to pay for medications which are expensive to fulfill patent holders. Are patents and copyrights necessary to thriving production and innovation - will we want them in order that all of us might take pleasure in wonderful song and reliable future health? throughout time and area the resounding resolution is: No. So-called highbrow estate is actually an "intellectual monopoly" that hinders instead of is helping the aggressive loose industry regime that has added wealth and innovation to our doorsteps. This ebook has wide insurance of either copyrights and patents and is designed for a common viewers, concentrating on uncomplicated examples. The authors finish that the single brilliant coverage to stick with is to do away with the patents and copyright structures as they at present exist.

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By Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine

ISBN-10: 0521879280

ISBN-13: 9780521879286

Since the epub replica on the following was once a poorly formatted reproduction, i presumed there's a few curiosity in a very good caliber release.

"Intellectual property" - patents and copyrights - became arguable. We witness childrens being sued for "pirating" track - and we notice AIDS sufferers in Africa loss of life as a result of inability to pay for medications which are expensive to fulfill patent holders. Are patents and copyrights necessary to thriving production and innovation - will we want them in order that all of us might take pleasure in wonderful song and reliable future health? throughout time and area the resounding resolution is: No. So-called highbrow estate is actually an "intellectual monopoly" that hinders instead of is helping the aggressive loose industry regime that has added wealth and innovation to our doorsteps. This ebook has wide insurance of either copyrights and patents and is designed for a common viewers, concentrating on uncomplicated examples. The authors finish that the single brilliant coverage to stick with is to do away with the patents and copyright structures as they at present exist.

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After a few months, police stations were filled with tons of paper on which various musical pieces were printed. Being unable to bring to court what was a de facto army of illegal music reproducers, the police stopped enforcing the copyright law. The eventual outcome? The fight continued for a while, with “regular” music producers keen on defending their monopoly and restricted sales strategy, and “pirates” printing and distributing cheap music at low prices and very large quantities. Eventually, in 1905, the king of the “pirates,” James Frederick Willett, was convicted of conspiracy.

6. com 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. (accessed February 23, 2006). netcraft. html (accessed February 20, 2007). Brown (2005). A fairly complete, but short enough to be readable, story of the open-source software movement, drawing interesting and clear parallels with two nineteenth-century episodes of collective invention in the complete absence of intellectual monopoly that we also often quote – for example, the Cleveland blast furnace and the Cornish steam power engine – can be found in Nuvolari (2005).

While the RIAA has used every imaginable legal (and in some cases illegal) strategy to keep music off the Internet, the news reporting industry has embraced the Internet. Most major news agencies have a Web site where news stories may be viewed for, at most, the cost of a free registration. ” In fact, news is available so freely over the Internet that it is possible to create an entire newspaper simply by linking to stories written by other people. An example of such a “newspaper” is the site run by Matt Drudge, which consists almost entirely of links to stories on other sites.

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