I get tired of disingenuous, slippery supporters of IP saying it’s not about protecting ideas. Come ON.
Well, here is a website put together by Microsoft, Philips and DSM — three giant companies that have relied heavily on intellectual property laws to fend off upstart competitors and disruptive innovation — called Ideas Matter – the value of intellectual property. But no, IP has nothing to do with ideas! (h/t TechDirt)