Current intellectual property law stifles innovation

I understand the origins of intellectual property (IP) law, and I get the arguments for it. But I disagree, fundamentally, with the notion. Ideas are meant to be copied and built on... that's exactly what humans do, and that's exactly how we've innovated and architected ourselves out of the stone age.

I agree with copyright as it was originally conceived (a few years bast authorship). But it has gotten ridiculous:

How big is mobile gaming?

Mobile gaming is big. Real big. It's how money is currently being made in the personal computer industry. For instance, the game Angry Birds is expected to bring in roughly $1 million in ad and click-through revenue this month alone. How's that for a free-to-download app?

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