KOL131 | Tesla Embraces Competition: Case of Patents Foregone

June 15, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 131. Jeff Tucker and I discuss the recent announcement by Tesla that it will cease enforcing its patents. Relevant links: All Our Patent Are Belong To You, By Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla Tucker, Tesla Shock: A Company Favors Competition Kinsella, The Patent Defense League and Defensive Patent Pooling Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in […]

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KOL130 | Bad Quaker: Kinsella and Tucker on Abortion, …

May 24, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 130. From the Bad Quaker podcast with host Ben Stone, Jeff Tucker and I discuss a variety of libertarian issues, including abortion and the like. Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:20 — 24.5MB)

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KOL129 | Speech to Montessori Students: “The Story of Law: What Is Law, and Where Does it Come From?”

May 22, 2014 Education

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 129. This is a lesson/lecture I presented to a group of “Upper Elementary” Montessori students today at my son’s school, The Post Oak School (Upper El includes 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students, and there were also a few third graders visiting from lower el, who are moving up next year). The students […]

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KOL128 | “The Peter Mac Show,” discussing the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) (2012)

May 16, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 128. From Jan. 2012, an interview by Peter Mac from The Peter Mac Show about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:23 — 5.1MB)

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KOL127 | FreeDomainRadio with Stefan Molyneux: SOPA, Piracy, Censorship and the End of the Internet? (2011)

May 16, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 127. From December 2011, an interview by Stefan Molyneux for his Freedomain Radio program about the evil Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA. We discussed the First Amendment violations of and other problems with SOPA.  Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:55 — 25.9MB)

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KOL126 | “Intellectual Property and Economic Development,” Mises University 2011

May 15, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 126. This is my Mises University 2011 lecture, Intellectual Property and Economic Development (July 27, 2011), perhaps one of my better talks on IP and liberty. The original PowerPoint slides are here. Streaming audio, video, and a googledocs version of the slides are below. An unedited, raw transcript is also appended […]

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KOL125 | The Evils of IP with Stephan Kinsella (Richard Heathen)

May 12, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 125. Richard Heathen of Liberty Machine News interviews Stephan Kinsella about the evils intellectual property, why it it illegitimate and how it empowers crony capitalism through heavy handed state enforcement. (recorded April 10, 2014; uploaded May 12, 2014)   Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:54 — 51.9MB)

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KOL124 | Patriot’s Lament Radio (Alaska) with Joshua Bennett: Anarchy, the State, Law, Rights and Order

May 4, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 124. This is my appearance from last Saturday (April 26, 2014) on the Patriot’s Lament radio show in Alaska, with host Joshua Bennett. We discussed a variety of topics, including anarchy versus the state versus government, how anarchist societies would handle threats from states, the unique aspects of libertarianism and what […]

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KOL123 | Debate with Jan Helfeld on Anarchy vs. Limited Government

April 28, 2014 Kinsella on Liberty Podcast

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 123. Daniel Rothschild arranged for and moderated a debate between me and Objectivist/classical liberal (or whatever he is) Jan Helfeld. I lost my temper with the guy because I refused to let him do what I’ve seen him do to others—take the moral highground (which, as someone defending the state against […]

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KOL122 | Ed and Ethan Show: Net Neutrality, Aereo and copyright, Patents in Texas

April 27, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 122. I appeared recently on the Canadian libertarian podcast Ed and Ethan: The Voice of Liberty in Canada (April 26, 2014) (I was a guest in 2012 and 2013 as well). We discussed the Aereo copyright case, IP in the Eastern District of Texas (see reporting by Joe Mullen), net neutrality, and other […]

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Portuguese Translation of “Punishment and Proportionality: The Estoppel Approach”

April 22, 2014 Libertarianism

My articles have been translated so far into 14 languages. Most of it so far is my shorter pieces, as well as my Against Intellectual Property. But the topic that has always interested me most is rights theory. What I regard as one of my most important papers, and in any case one of my […]

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The Limits of Libertarianism?: A Dissenting View

April 20, 2014 Libertarianism

One Will Moyer recently penned The Limits of Libertarianism, which has gotten some attention among libertarians, and critics thereof, on Facebook and various blogs. In the article, Moyer, who implies that he is an ex-libertarian, makes various characterizations of, statements about, and criticisms of libertarianism, many of which I believe to be incorrect. Below I discuss a few of my disagreements […]

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KOL121 | Better Red than Dead with Redmond Weissenberger: Copyright and Easter Egg Servitudes, and more

April 19, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 121. I was interviewed by Redmond Weissenberger, of Mises Canada, for his Better Red than Dead podcast (iTunes). We discussed a variety of topics, including: store refuses to put boy’s name on an Easter egg because of a copyright concern because he shares a name with a famous soccer player, positive […]

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Hoppe: First significant thinker to get libertarianism totally right

April 10, 2014 Libertarianism

From a (fairly informal) Facebook post of mine: First significant thinker to get libertarianism totally right: Hans-Hermann Hoppe. Let me splain. I view the modern libertarian movement as starting around the 50s or so, with people like Leonard Read, Ayn Rand, Milton Friedman, and a bit later, Rothbard, and the like. Yes there were important […]

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KOL120 | Computer Software, IP, and the Nature of Property Rights

April 5, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 120. A computer science student at UT Austin, Adam Camac, asked me to do an interview with him on the referenced topic for purposes of one of his computer science classes. It was an interesting discussion. Youtube of the video version is below. Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in new window | […]

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KOL119 | Libertarian and Anarchist Concepts and Basics with Harrison Fischberg: Part 1

April 4, 2014 Intellectual Property

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 119. This is Part 1 of a fairly in-depth discussion I had with Harrison Fischberg (who was on a previous podcast in episode 114) covering various libertarian issues, such as property, the state, strategy and tactics and personal style versus substance, the standard versus Austrian view of homo economicus, Alan […]

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Anarchist Libertarian Jan Lester’s Arguement for Intellectual Property

April 1, 2014 Intellectual Property

Starting around 1:30:00, another deeply flawed attempt to argue for intellectual property. It’s made all the worse in that it comes from an anarchist libertarian, J.C. Lester, author of Escape from Leviathan: Liberty, Welfare and Anarchy Reconciled (conspicuously not online yet. Why some people take time to write books but don’t want to make their ideas […]

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KOL118 | Tom Woods Show: Against Fuzzy Thinking

March 31, 2014 Kinsella on Liberty Podcast

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 118. I was a guest on the Tom Woods show on March 28, 2014—our discussion includes an overview of libertarian ideas and an attempt to clear up common confusions. For more along the same lines, see my Mises Academy course on “Libertarian Controversies” and “Correcting some Common Libertarian Misconceptions,” 2011 Annual Meeting, Property and […]

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KOL117 | Liberty Talk 004: Tucker & Kinsella on Property Rights in the Digital Age

February 10, 2014 Kinsella on Liberty Podcast

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 117. This is the audio for episode 004 of Liberty Talk, an occasional Google hangout-based podcast with Jeffrey Tucker and me (Google Plus page; Youtube Channel). Podcast (kinsella-on-liberty): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:11 — 42.0MB)

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