Re: intellectual property (Re: Totalitarian Assumptions in I, Robot)

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sat Mar 05 2005 - 11:59:45 MST

Phil Goetz wrote:
> The general flaws in our system of government
> are an entirely separate issue from intellectual
> property. If your reasoning were valid, you
> could attack any implemented policy by pointing
> to abuses of it, which always exist.

Citing any abuse of an implemented policy is a legitimate attack against
that policy, which must be balanced by showing benefits which outweigh
the abuse.

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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