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« Often, apologists for things like trade secrets, patent and copyright law, or the corporate media oligarchy itself, claim such structures are ‘understandable’, because ‘why help potential competitors?” It’s — supposedly — taken as axiomatic that those within a given field of endeavor inevitably regard all others in that field as adversaries … in other words, zero-sum thinking. If one of your ‘competitors’ gain (say, by having fans come to their shows, or being able to produce a comparable medication in the case of pharmaceutical companies) — they it follows logically, that *you* lose, by that same amount. The only problem with this, is that it’s completely wrong... »

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