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How Patent Monopolies Work In Reality, Outside Of Fairytale Land - Falkvinge on Infopolicy -
2012-03-13 19:20:34 GMT
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"There is a fairytale about how a poor, lone inventor can come up with something fantastic, file a patent monopoly on it, and get insanely rich through that patent monopoly. Like all fairytales, it’s a beautiful story, but still a fairytale. Outside of children’s books, the patent monopoly system makes sure that no disruptive inventors or inventions can threaten the current giants in the slightest. Here’s how it works in reality."
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