Planet Money

Planet Money explains itself like this: "Imagine you could call up a friend and say, 'Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy.' Now imagine that's actually a fun evening."


#551: The Case Against Patents No ratings yet.

    Episode Description:

    Tesla, the electric car company, recently decided to, basically, give up its patents. Anybody who wants to is now free to steal the company’s ideas. Elon Musk, the company’s CEO said he isn’t really into patents — and, he said, he thinks giving them up is best for everybody. On today’s show, we talk to two guys who say we should get rid of patents altogether. If someone has an idea, anyone else is free to steal it.

    Rate this episode:



    No ratings yet.