I was considering putting this Wired News article in the Rants & Flames discussion. I figure that is the kind of response it rightfully deserves. Read on.

"Music and record industry lobbyists are quietly readying an all-out assault on Congress this fall in hopes of dramatically rewriting copyright laws.

With the help of Fritz Hollings (D-S.C.), the powerful chairman of the Senate Commerce committee , they hope to embed copy-protection controls in nearly all consumer electronic devices and PCs. All types of digital content, including music, video and e-books, are covered."


Jim H