Stephan Kinsella has started a new anti-IP outfit called the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom. The Advisory Board includes Michele Boldrin, Julio Cole, Karl Fogel, David Koepsell, David Levine, Wendy McElroy, Nina Paley, Jeff Tucker, and your humble correspondent. Heres our mission statement:
The Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF) is dedicated to building public awareness of the manner in which laws and policies impede innovation, creativity, communication, learning, knowledge, emulation, and information sharing. We are for property rights, free markets, competition, commerce, cooperation, and the voluntary sharing of knowledge, and oppose laws that systematically impede or hamper innovation, especially those enforced in the name of defending intellectual property, such as patent and copyright; these should be radically reformed or entirely abolished.
We provide news commentary and analysis and scholarly resources from our unique pro-property, pro-market, pro-innovation perspective.
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Also check out our cool logo (designed by Stephanie Long no relation AFAIK). The bird … symbolizes freedom, while the origami aspect symbolizes man-made creativity:
And if you copy it we will totally sue your ass.