Ways out of Darkness – Abolishing Patents

I not only wrote a lot on copyrights, but also on patents: A (Patent-)Law to promote the welfare of Lawyers Rent-seeking behaviour among patent lawyers. Patents kill Innovation The patent-system achieves in nearly all cases the opposite of what it was supposed to. Intellectual “Property” and other contradictions Rhetoric of proponents of monopolies. Sue Everyone […]

Ways out of Darkness – Re-Attenuating Copyright

I am a pretty verbose critic of todays copyright, and I highlighted several Issues in past blog-posts: Aufstand der Toten — per Urheberrecht On the consequences of granting rights beyond the death of the creator. Artificial Scarcity When old works compete with your new ones. Stealing from the Public Domain Indulging in Copyfraud by claiming […]