More bad ideas, part 2

July 25, 2002

Politech: Peer-to-peer hacking bill officially introduced in House (includes full text of the bill and commentary.) Also, at Hollywood hacking bill hits House

"The bill is a nightmare," said Mark Lemley, who teaches intellectual property law at the University of California at Berkeley. "I am amazed that after Sept. 11, members of Congress are willing to sacrifice our nation's computer security in order to give Hollywood yet another tool in its already formidable arsenal against piracy."

The entertainment industry has better lobbyists. Time to write the congresspeople...

Posted by Andrew Raff at July 25, 2002 05:12 PM
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