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Submission + - Amazon Patents 'Maintaining Scarcity' of Goods

theodp writes: Back in Biblical times, creating abundance was considered innovative. That was then. Last Tuesday, GeekWire reports, the USPTO awarded a broad patent on reselling and lending 'used' digital goods for an invention that Amazon boasts can be used to 'maintain scarcity' of digital objects, including audio files, eBooks, movies, apps, and pretty much anything else.
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Amazon Patents 'Maintaining Scarcity' of Goods

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