Comment: Patents = Forced monopoly

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Patents = Forced monopoly

I don't think genetics should ever be patentable or copyrightable. Nothing that appears in nature or that might appear in nature should be subject to so-called intellectual property laws.

Disclosure: I don't personally buy into the blanket anti-GMO fears. Prehaps some are bad, but I find it unlikely that every GMO modification is harmful. Also, even if every Monsanto change is bad, not all GMO changes are done by Monsanto. It's something I think that people have to evaluate on a case by case basis.