Prohibitive and restrictive legislation towards drug use is both ineffective and does more harm to individuals than good.
Historically, the US maintained a stance of open borders. Only in recent years have immigration regulations been put into place.
Debate continues as to whether or not intellectual property – or property of ideas – should be protected as physical property is.
The widespread use of the Internet has created new models of business and ways to collect and spread information to both positive and negative effects.
Government interventionist policies are aimed to solve perceived problems of the completely free market but often result in harmful over-regulation.