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Monopoly corrupts. Absolute monopoly corrupts absolutely.





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What about patents?

No doubt the FDA has a lot to answer for with respect to the slowdown in medical innovation. It's funny though: if we got rid of the FDA then we could get rid of patents as well - imagine a pharmaceutical industry that innovated like the computer industry.

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Yeah -- imagine drugs that caused you to BSOD every alternate Thursday or were randomly incompatible with your video drivers. :)

There are sound safety reasons why the pharmaceutical industry is not like the computer industry.

Thalidomide was considered highly innovative...
LOL!

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