Wednesday, April 20, 2005

House OKs Family Copyright Bill

House OKs Family Copyright Bill
Wired News, publication day: 19 April 2005
"'This is basically the low-hanging fruit from last year,' said Art Brodsky, a spokesman for Public Knowledge, a consumer advocacy group. 'These are the relatively non-controversial parts of the omnibus copyright legislation from last year.'

Technology and consumer advocates squared off against Hollywood and the music labels on proposed copyright legislation last year -- the Inducing Infringment of Copyrights Act, or Induce Act -- that would hold technology companies liable for encouraging their users to infringe copyright. It never passed."

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