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Submission + - Vatican Warns Against 'Excessive Zeal' for IP (arstechnica.com) 3

An anonymous reader writes: The Vatican has written an encyclical warning that 'excessive zeal' for IP rights is harmful. They're not against IP per se, but they are concerned with the problems caused by things like drug patents, which leave the citizens of poor countries unable to afford medicine. In essence, they're arguing that a 'fair regime of intellectual property rights should aim toward the good of all' and that current regimes fall short.
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Vatican Warns Against 'Excessive Zeal' for IP

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