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Intellectual Property Fosters Corporate Concentration

My latest piece on IP is "Intellectual Property Fosters Corporate Concentration."

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Yeah, I see the discouragement of working on a patented device all the time. Great examples include the cell phone and software. See how patents have reduced competition and stifled innovation? Yet more examples are video game platforms and video games. Who knows how many more platforms we might have without patents. As for video games, instead of the estimated 10k to 20k games that exist (no one seems to know for sure because of all the third party games being created all the time), there could be 30k games!

You have convinced me!


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