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In my opinion, by blurring the line between infringement and theft you're really trying to blur the line between value and control. You would have to say that the value of a particular piece of intellectual property is inherent in your ability to control it's dissemination and use, and the problem that I and many many other people have with that concept is that it is an attempt to turn a commercial transaction into a form of governance.

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