In the 21st-century hunt for downloaders, we have, instead of mercantalism, the underlying ideology of IP, the theory that “intellectual property” is akin to real property. An international host of lawyers, rent seekers, and bureaucrats are working for the development and enforcement of IP laws. But they labor under the false assumption that there is a scarcity of ideas. FULL ARTICLE by Tudor Smirna.
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