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What does the term "rent seeker" mean to you?

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I have my notion of the phrase's meaning, but am interested in other perspectives.
 

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If you mean the economic term, it means extracting wealth without producing anything of value
 

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I have my notion of the phrase's meaning, but am interested in other perspectives.

Never heard the term before you posted this. A quick Google came up with Wikipedia and, "... finding a way to make money from something that used to be free."
 
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