Friday, February 13, 2009

News reports that Sen. Feinstein trying to inject pro-RIAA/MPAA provision into stimulus bill

We have seen news reports that Sen. Dianne Feinsein is trying to use the occasion of the economic stimulus bill to inject a law that would involve ISP's in monitoring copyright infringement. See, e.g., this report by Public Knowledge.

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Anonymous said...

Public Knowledge is now reporting that it made it through committee sans the big content provision.

Maybe DC isn't totally clueless.


Anonymous said...

Given that nobody knows what's actually in this bill, and the idiots voted for it anyway, this man wouldn't be surprised at all if this showed up.

{The Common Man Speaking}

Scott said...

In the politics of the new millenium,

You can't assume that the politicians in the party you love are your friends, and

You can't assume that the politicians in the party you hate are your enemies.

Just follow the money.