Just read this article: How “Intellectual Property” Impedes Competition. Which I thought was very interesting. I especially like: "Real, tangible property rights result from natural scarcity and follow as a matter of course from the attempt to maintain occupancy of physical property that cannot be possessed by more than one person at a time."
I think this is why people who defened very strong IP regimes by comparing to real property rights are not making a good argument. I don't totally agree with the article either but I always like to read arguments for limited IP with pro market perspectives.
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