Friday, July 09, 2004

The Importance of...: Introducing Hatch's Hit List

I try to stay out of politics, but this is just ridiculous:

The Senate is trying to pass a bill called the INDUCE Act (Inducement of Infringement of Copyright) that is as ridiculous as it sounds: one example of "inducing" infringement could be an iPod, because it encourages the use of P2P networks.

Ernest Miller has a very funny fisking of the act at He is also maintaining a
list of devices that could become illegal under the act.

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