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  •  Isn't that great? Like patenting a cold virus, and (4+ / 0-)

    … then going around suing anyone who catches "your" cold.

    The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war.

    by lotlizard on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 12:30:12 AM PST

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    •  Exactly. Monsanto was agressive in 'defending' (3+ / 0-)
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      lotlizard, CA wildwoman, Don midwest

      their patent, and one of the claims it would make was that neighboring farmers were infringing on their patent. IIRC, organic farmers who had fields next to Monsanto land might find themselves with crops that would not meet the requirements for the organic label because of Roundup spray that had drifted over their adjacent land and crops.  

      Time is a long river.

      by phonegery on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 12:49:18 AM PST

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