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Anarcho-Capitalism, Aggression and Copyright

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dc.contributor.author Dominiak, Łukasz
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-16T06:29:46Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-16T06:29:46Z
dc.date.issued 2015-07-01
dc.identifier.citation Dialogi Polityczne, No. 16, pp. 37-47
dc.identifier.issn 1730-8003
dc.identifier.other doi:10.12775/DP.2014.003
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/3240
dc.description.abstract In this paper I examine the relation between copyright and aggression from the anarcho-capitalist perspective. I hypothesise that notwithstanding ubiquitous beliefs, copyright does not protect individuals’ property and freedom; on the contrary, copyright, as well as other types of intellectual property, initiates aggressive violence against people’s property and freedom being thereby an instance of aggression, not remedy thereof. The function of norms of conduct is to eliminate conflicts over scarce resources. If a given norm of conduct, such as copyright, itself produces scarcity where there was none before, conflicts and inconsistencies will result.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/pl/
dc.subject anarcho-capitalism
dc.subject libertarianism
dc.subject copyright
dc.subject intellectual property
dc.subject aggression
dc.subject private property
dc.title Anarcho-Capitalism, Aggression and Copyright
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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