reply to post by fer405
Really, that's just ignorant and greedy.
Ideas like that work on paper, and on terribly written TV series, but, reality don't play like that.
Sure, all the people that have money are greedy, but, they've been playing the game a LOT longer than you, and they have the money, where you
Asking 51% is like a brilliant child inventing something world changing awesome, but refusing to give up the secrets until they get an actual mountain
of ice cream with rivers made out of chocolate.
Isn't going to happen.
Limited licensing is the only way to go, because no matter who you license something like that to, they're going to steal it, so, license it to as
many people in as many secret deals where they all think they're getting exclusive access, and then, dead man's switch that stuff so it's going to
get released for free to everyone equally all over the planet anyway after a certain time, or sooner if for any reason you suddenly lost the ability
Every big business is going to play as dirty as they can because even if they get caught breaking rules, for the trillion $ they make, they might get
fined a could hundred million, and still have a huge profit margin.
They're going to be sneaky dirty and underhanded, so, you have to do the same, and once it's released to the whole planet, you get the last
Instead, this greedy selfish moron played like a simpleton, where now, one of those close friends or relatives that knows the secret has done some
shady handshake deal where behind the backs of everyone else for a fraction of what could have been got where this supposedly amazing material will go
the way of so many other super secret things that never see the light of day in the public sector.