Saw a comment relative to newspapers that might apply. If you are stuck in a dying business model the best you can do is drive it profitably to death.
These critics had genetic forebears when the printing press first came into use.
1) Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity (or ignorance)
2)=Declaration of Independence->Constitutional Convention->Constitution
All one has to do is read Ben Franklin's Autobiography and you'll discover his thoughts about patents:
That, as we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours; and this we should do freely and generously.
We've really lost that message.
The founding fathers didn't trust monopolies or anything in perpetuity either.
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