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[dvd-discuss] Reason magazine: patents and copyrights are superfluous

Some on this mailing list may be interested in and/or amused by a 
recent Reason piece ( http://www.reason.com/0303/fe.dc.creation.shtml 
), describing a recent economic paper (Boldrin and Levine. 2002, 
"Perfectly Competitive Innovation" , 
http://www.dklevine.com/papers/pci23.pdf ) that notes " Copyrights, 
patents, and similar government-granted rights serve only to reinforce 
monopoly control, with its attendant damages of inefficiently high 
prices, low quantities, and stifled future innovation,"