Stephan Kinsella – Austro-Anarchist Libertarian, and anti-IP Lawyer

The Big Questions with Big John
The Big Questions with Big John
Stephan Kinsella - Austro-Anarchist Libertarian, and anti-IP Lawyer
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In this episode of The Big Questions with Big John, Libertarian Stephan Kinsella joins Big John and shares his background as an engineer turned lawyer and his journey into anarcho-capitalism. They also touch on the distinction between negative and positive rights and the obligations individuals have in a stateless society. A conversation on intellectual property rights delves into the concept of ownership and the arguments against patents and copyrights.

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Chapters:
00:00 Opening
03:08 The Connection Between IP Law and Libertarianism
08:00 Anarcho-Capitalism and the State
25:24 Obligations in a Stateless Society
31:05 Libertarianism: Against Unchosen Obligations
36:51 Debunking the Myth of Intellectual Property Rights
43:43 The Concept of Ownership and Property Rights
50:43 The Economic and Legal Perspectives on Ownership
55:18 Trade Secrets as an Alternative to Patents
55:59 The Trade-Off Between Trade Secrets and Patents
59:31 Creation vs. Ownership: Challenging the Link
01:00:45 The Flawed Utilitarian Argument for IP
01:05:09 The Complex Impact of IP on Industries
01:09:08 The Role of the State in Determining Incentives for Innovation

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