Thomas Edison's Monopoly Of Their Ideas

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After spending hours, days, months, even years on a piece of art one thing artist wish to secure is their claim on the piece. If you pour you're heart and soul into your art and then someone comes and takes it for their own personal gain without giving you recognition it can feel as if your world is crumbling. This issue saw the formation of laws that protected the creators right to their ideas. However these laws although protecting the ownership of ones own invention can at the same time hinder an others. As Thomas Edison had formed a monopoly of his technologies through "trusts". Many film makers felt stifled by the monopoly, not everyone could afford to buy a licence. Although Edison had his right to the technologies acknowledged he was
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