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On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 6:59 AM, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> On 2018-06-08 19:11, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>>
>> Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 3:34 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> PS IMO copyright laws should be abolished altogether. At the very
>>>> least one should pay for copyright protection. One ?1 for the first
>>>> year, ?2 for the second, ?4 for the third and so on exponentially.
>>>
>>>
>>> Why should I have to pay money for the right to own my own creations?
>>
>>
>> You shouldn't have to. IMO the government shouldn't interfere with other
>> people distributing your creations without your permission.
>>
>> I offered a compromise: the government steps in to defend your monopoly
>> to your creation and you will pay for the protection -- exponentially.
>>
>>> At what point does a creation have to be paid for - do I pay only if I
>>> think that I can make money off it? If I fail to pay, what happens -
>>
>>
>> No money, no protection.
>>
> So those with the most money can buy the most protection?

Yes, or more specifically, those who believe they can make the most
money from that protection. Ownership becomes pay-to-win, literally.

ChrisA