Intellectual Property is not a Rivalrous Resource

by chromatic

Related link: http://advogato.org/person/jayakumar/diary.html?start=7



Comparing ideas to physical property is usually a mistake, but Jaya Kumar goes one better and asks why the Chestertonian fence of legal protection of physical property is important. If ideas lack those types of limitations, perhaps they don't need similar protections for the public good!