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Stephan Kinsella Elaborates on Ayn Rand and IP

In a post I wrote a week ago, I criticized Ayn Rand for depicting state recall of patents as an injury to the property rights of the patent holder. At the time, I suggested that this was indicative of Rand’s confused approach to patents and IP in general, and linked to a column of mine

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Atlas Shrugged Part II: Hank Rearden Confuses his Principles

I just this afternoon went to see the second installment in the Atlas Shrugged series. With double the budget of the opening film, this one was a little less poorly executed than its predecessor–the entirely new cast was a little better, the dialogue was a little less stilted, the story was a little more coherent–but, as far

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