As the world begins to digest the implications of intellectual property for online censorship, another IP issue threatens an even more fundamental part of our daily lives: our food supply. Backed by legal precedent and armed with seemingly inexhaustible lobbying funds, a handful of multinationals are attempting to use patents on life itself to monopolize the biosphere.
Seeds are natural and private property belonging to every human being and a source of food that is being monopolized by Monsanto.
There cannot be a patent on a natural substance. It would be as if one corporation could dominate the air, the water and the earth itself claiming Intellectual Property rights.
TRANSCRIPT AND SOURCES: http://www.corbettreport.com/?p=3907 As the world begins to digest the implications of intellectual property for online censorship, a...