“The top 3 companies (Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta) together account for $10,282 million, or 47% of the worldwide proprietary seed market.” Link
It comes as no surprise that they are all involved in genetic modification, GM. If control over access to food is considered anti-democratic then access to seed must be a basic human right.
No company has the right to take that away that age old right yet that is exactly what is happening.
The answer is to grow open pollinated seeds and save some seed each year. Better still join the Garden Organic Heritage Seed Library who save seeds from plants no longer considered commercially viable. Also check out the Real seed company