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Ideos9-Law

  1. 1. LAW WAL(L)We build too many walls and not enough bridges -- Isaac Newton
  2. 2. Laws can be twistedunder the pression of:• Private interests (for the benefit of a few)• …
  3. 3. After junk food & junk bonds; junk laws:SOPA / PIPA / CISPA / ACTA / TPP / ITU / TAFTA
  4. 4. Laws can also betwisted under thepression of:• Private interests (for the benefit of a few)• New technologies• …
  5. 5. Address = ad + directus / rectus / rexThe word refers to a space where both Law & Politics applyOld address King cross road, 9New address newspace.topology@web.netIt is absolutely necessary that a new kind of law emerges in thisnew space and only into this space. All the new types of lawwere born in that same way. Including the Roman laws.
  6. 6. Looked first to the courts and the legislatures to try to get them to dosomething to make the system make more sense. It failed partly because thecourts are too passive, partly because the legislatures are corrupted, bywhich I dont mean that theres bribery operating to stop real change, butmore the economy of influence that governs how Congress functions meansthat policymakers here will not understand this until its too late to fix it. So,we need something different (…)http://www.ted.com/talks/larry_lessig_says_the_law_is_strangling_creativity.html
  7. 7. http://www.sharing-thebook.com
  8. 8. Laws can also betwisted under thepression of:• Private interests (for the benefit of a few)• New technologies• Passion• …
  9. 9. US Supreme Court Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone called the Nurembergtrials a fraud. "[Chief US prosecutor] Jackson (…) wrote. "I dont mind whathe does to the Nazis, but I hate to see the pretense that he is runninga court and proceeding according to common law. This is a little toosanctimonious a fraud to meet my old-fashioned ideas.”Associate Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas charged thatthe Allies were guilty of "substituting power for principle" at Nuremberg."I thought at the time and still think that the Nuremberg trials wereunprincipled," he wrote. "Law was created ex post facto to suitthe passion and clamour of the time.”http://www.sunray22b.net/war_trials.htm
  10. 10. IPR & patents also have negative effects
  11. 11. Patents actually feed the financial bubble because they are valuedas intangible assets in the balance sheets of companies, whichserve as a basis for assessing the value of a security on the market.The more a company holds patents, the more it gives the illusionthat shareholders have an asset valuable on the market.http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/ipstats/en/wipi/pdf/941_2012_section_a.pdf
  12. 12. Inflation does not only hit money
  13. 13. 1936 2,599 pages1956 10,528 pages1966 16,850 pages1978 36,487 pageshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_to_Choose, p. 176
  14. 14. There are now more than 34,000 legal acts in the EU. There are also12,000 Court verdicts and 52,000 international standards.84% of all laws (for the EU-countries) come from the EU itself.http://www.jcm.org.uk/blog/2009/06/what-percentage-of-laws-come-from-the-eu/ - http://en.euabc.com/word/2152
  15. 15. French Civil Code – number of pages
  16. 16. The more laws, the less justice -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  17. 17. The absence of a stable legal framework also inflicts lots of damages
  18. 18. An elite minority enjoys the economic benefits of the law and globalization,while the majority of entrepreneurs are stuck in poverty, where their assets–adding up to more than US$ 10 trillion worldwide– languish as dead capitalin the shadows of the law.”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hernando_de_Soto_Polar

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