New Enclosures

Alternative Mechanisms to Enhance Corporate Monopoly and BioSerfdom in the 21st Century
Communiqué number: 
73

This Communique identifies new mechanisms - ranging from remote sensing technologies, biological monopolies, and legal contracts - that are being developed by a broad range of industries to strengthen corporate dominance over new technologies. The political, practical and technical uncertainties surrounding intellectual property are increasingly unacceptable to industry - and that is why companies are developing new tools for monopoly control- what ETC group calls "New Enclosures."

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