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Monsanto Suing Farmers Over Piracy Issues

Monsanto Co.’s “seed police” snared soy farmer Homan McFarling in 1999, and the company is demanding he pay it hundreds of thousands of dollars for alleged technology piracy. McFarling’s sin? He saved seed from one harvest and replanted it the following season, a revered and ancient agricultural practice.
I think Monsanto should have to pay royalties to the farmers who, over the past few thousand years, selectively bred the seeds that Monsanto modified…

Monsanto Suing Farmers Over Piracy Issues

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