How long until a multinational company patents poverty and demands that the world’s poor pay a poverty license? Restricted Anti-AIDS drugs today, restricted food tomorrow. Governments are deliberately creating artificial scarcity to boost the profits of a few massive companies. Not good.
Well done <a href="http://www.iprcommission.org/">CIPR</a>, for daring to speak out. Link: <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2253270.stm">Intellectual property rights 'harm poor'</a>