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Intellectual property must always be respected.

Legislation must always put the general interest above the individual or corporate profit.
Intellectual property in some cases, such as patents on drugs, put corporate interests above the general interest.
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There should be no intellectual property in science, as it impedes scientific progress.
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Non-respect for copyrights regarding music and film industries cannot be considered immoral.
The costs for research and production of drugs are huge and should be financed, otherwise research will be stopped .
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When intellectual property is not secured, motivation for development and research weakens.
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If there were no copyrights in music and movies, nobody would have incentive to produce.
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Downloading illegal material is theft, such as stealing an object.
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Downloading illegal material deprives the creator of revenue.
The best solution to the problem of profit when it comes to health seems to be the legislation and establishment of non-profit research programs for drugs concerning the major diseases.
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A patent opens up many business opportunities for the holder which is a sufficient condition to maintain motivation.
The production of music and art in general, comes from the artist's need to externalise so it will always be there.
There is no evidence that piracy harms creativity or slows down the supply of recorded music.
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Piracy is certainly not the same as the theft of objects , because in the latter case the owner is deprived of the object while in the case of piracy he is not.
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Copyrights primarily benefit the record companies, while musicians and actors make their living from live concerts and performances.
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Despite piracy, revenue does not appear to be seriously reduced.
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