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Limited duration exclusivity

As patents have always been, phone to carrier exclusivity should be something that is only allowed for a certain period of time. The iPhone being exclusive to AT&T is the best example of this situation continuing at the detriment of consumers.

Limitless exclusivity encourages monopoly, which has frequently lead to unkind business practices. Whereas putting a time limit on exclusivity protections allow new players/technologies... more »


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