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Comment: Re:Finally (Score 3, Insightful) 422

by ManifestAmbiguity (#20713263) Attached to: The Pirate Bay Files Suit Against Big Media
"If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of exclusive property, it is the action of the thinking power called an idea, which an individual may exclusively possess as long as he keeps it to himself; but the moment it is divulged, it forces itself into the possession of every one, and the receiver cannot dispossess himself of it."

Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Isaac McPherson, Monticello, August 13, 1813

Please feel free to refute this flawed logic he is using, if you can. And I don't believe this Thomas was a communist, but I could be wrong there.

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