Tag Archive for Intellectual Property

Video: ACTA and Libertarianism

Last weekend we found ourselves in Amsterdam’s Leidesplein just as the Europe-wide ACTA protest rolled into the square. We found a volunteer for a spur-of-the-moment on-the-spot interview. One week later, I collected my own thoughts on ACTA and committed them to video, posted above. This is what I had to say: First I’d like to…

Protest ACTA in London Tomorrow

Just like the pre-internet economy the fabric of the internet is not owned by any single party. It is an emergment property of the actions and choice of many different people who hold individual rights separately. Such is how society works in general. So, it is not without a little thought that I post in…


the Randian belief in intellectual property is based on a false premise – that such rights can exist and can be enforced other than at the point of a gun and with the connivance of the state.

Ken Ferguson