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wild_liger wrote

As long as IP as a paradigm persists, something is either owned or else it's available to be exploited. You can't escape it. The only way to curtail it is to attack the greater paradigms that shape labor in general. The products of people's labor will only be freed when they will no longer have to trade their labor to survive.

Obviously one can try to oppose the most egregious abuses (the Disneys, the Apples, etc...) though the only real way to do it is through political reformism. But trying to completely dismantle IP without dismantling capitalism is a mostly pointless exercise. If those in power couldn't monopolize ideas, they'd just work harder to monopolize means of production.

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