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Against Intellectual Property

Against Intellectual Property is a page critical of copyrights, trademarks, and intellectual property where, as Proudhon said long ago "property is theft" and current intellectual property fights on the Internet bolster his claim. Intellectual property is for those with power, who can use the force of the state to enforce their claims. But intellectual property simply gets in the way of communication and the sharing of ideas, be it in the arts or in biology.
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