Tag: intellectual property

Will Genetically Modified Humans Be Patented? – QFC #064

07/16/2020


Will the genetically modified humans of our dystopian future be patented by corporations? Join James for this week’s Question For Corbett where he explores the very real legal precedents for what many would dismiss as science fiction fantasy.

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Will Genetically Modified Humans Be Patented? – Questions For Corbett #064

07/15/202033 Comments

Will the genetically modified humans of our dystopian future be patented by corporations? Join James for this week’s Question For Corbett where he explores the very real legal precedents for what many would dismiss as science fiction fantasy.

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Space Wars, 9/11 Firefighters, Pfizer Patents – New World Next Week

08/02/2019


This week on the New World Next Week: The weaponization of space continues apace; a New York area fire commission calls for a new investigation of 9/11; and Pfizer spins off its generic drug division.

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Interview 1468 – New World Next Week with James Evan Pilato

08/01/201910 Comments

This week on the New World Next Week: The weaponization of space continues apace; a New York area fire commission calls for a new investigation of 9/11; and Pfizer spins off its generic drug division.

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Steal This Video (Please!)

07/27/2019


What is “intellectual property,” exactly? Where does this pernicious idea come from? And how does this philosophical wrong turn lead us not just into the heart of absurdity, but toward the censorship of the internet and the control of your genome? Find out in this jam-packed edition of The Corbett Report . . . and stay tuned for the worldwide debut of James Corbett’s blockbuster online protest song, “IP Freely (Screw YouTube)”!

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Episode 360 – Steal This Podcast (Please!)

07/26/201948 Comments

What is “intellectual property,” exactly? Where does this pernicious idea come from? And how does this philosophical wrong turn lead us not just into the heart of absurdity, but toward the censorship of the internet and the control of your genome? Find out in this jam-packed edition of The Corbett Report . . . and stay tuned for the worldwide debut of James Corbett’s blockbuster online protest song, “IP Freely (Screw YouTube)”!

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David K. Levine is Against Intellectual Monopoly

07/18/2019


David K. Levine is an economist at the European University Institute and at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author with Michele Boldrin of Against Intellectual Monopoly, an empirical study of the economics of intellectual property that concludes that IP is not necessary for innovation and as a practical matter is damaging to growth, prosperity and liberty.

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Interview 1462 – David K. Levine is Against Intellectual Monopoly

07/17/201916 Comments

David K. Levine is an economist at the European University Institute and at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author with Michele Boldrin of Against Intellectual Monopoly, an empirical study of the economics of intellectual property that concludes that IP is not necessary for innovation and as a practical matter is damaging to growth, prosperity and liberty.

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The Dumbest Propaganda Video Ever – #PropagandaWatch

07/03/201933 Comments


TechDirt is claiming that the EU’s Intellectual Property Office has just released the dumbest propaganda video ever: “IPDENTICAL: imagine a world without creativity.” So is it really that bad? Let’s roll up our sleeves and find out.

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Gaza Massacre, Age of Rage, Podcast Patent – #NewWorldNextWeek

05/19/2018


This week on the New World Next Week: Israel celebrates its birthday by spilling the blood of unarmed protesters; a think piece on cliodynamics asks if we are destined for an age of rage; and the EFF defeats the podcast patent.

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