[ExI] (The Independent 2013-08) Plumpy'Nut: The lifesaver that costs... well, peanuts

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 19:50:31 UTC 2013

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:

> There's no getting round the fact that if you hold a patent on a
> life-saving technology, and enforce that patent to prevent it being
> available for cheaper, people will die because of your decision.
How about using the patent to block for-profit business but not waiving
that option when non-profit and humanitarian/aid providers distribute the
product ?   Is that immoral?
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