Mac users of the Law & Economics Movement Unite

February 27, 2003

Even though his Torts casebook is not the most fun book ever, Prof. Richard Epstein picks up some points for being a Mac user. He discusses the software industry and patents in this FT column:

As I have often stressed in this column, I claim no technical expertise in the software that operates under the hood of my computer. But for these purposes ignorance is a kind of bliss, for it is quite evident as I sit working away on my OS X by Apple that it represents a major advance in convenience, versatility and power that could not have taken place if strong intellectual property rights had Balkanised the intellectual universe.

Posted by Andrew Raff at February 27, 2003 10:52 PM
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