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  •  The copywright and patent laws (0+ / 0-)

    have reached a point of absurdity and need serious revising.  Their purpose was to reward individuals for a reasonable amount of time for their effort, not create a fountain of wealth in perpetuity for corporations.

    Check out some of Judge Richard Posner's thoughts on this subject:

    http://www.becker-posner-blog.com/...

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