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Intellectual property edifice begins to crack March 30, 2010

Posted by Summerspeaker in Uncategorized.
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A judge has recently invalidated a patent on human genes. That’s one small step in the right direction. Free information benefits everyone while restriction only helps a tiny minority. Few things rank as insane and irrational for the common good as the barriers we’ve thrown up against digital abundance.

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1. Isaac J. - March 30, 2010

Given the biotech uses of genes I sadly expect this to be reversed or appealed once a team of high priced lawyers receive the go ahead.


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