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The removal of all patents

Just curious of what people's future would depict

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    May 16 2013: Has there ever been a "thriving" society which did not protect an individual's, or corporation's, right to control all applications and utilizations of their inventions? Just between you, me, and Mr.Lampost (see below starting "Good time. . .") The idea of me profiting from your invention while you get nothing is patently (sorry) unfair. BOO, HISSS, terrible idea. Patent denied!

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