[p2p-research] Typologies of Intellectual Property
Paul D. Fernhout
pdfernhout at kurtz-fernhout.com
Thu Aug 27 00:41:19 CEST 2009
Ryan Lanham wrote:
Richard Stallman would say the term "intellectual property" is propaganda
that begs the question about how copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade
secrets and other things should be treated.
"Did You Say “Intellectual Property”? It's a Seductive Mirage"
Besides, if that stuff really is "property", then why not tax it annually? :-)
Other than than, I really like any cool visualization tools. Thanks for
posting the link. And that was their title, I know. But terminology can mean
a big thing in this culture clash. That's why I like "digital public works"
for example. :-)
See, ask the public about who should own "intellectual property" and the
answer is suggestively obvious -- private individuals. Ask the public who
should own "digital public works" and the answer is also suggestively
obvious -- the public. :-)
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