July 28, 2001

Congress covets copyright cops

Author: JT Smith

Following all the "good" news about the enforcement of the DMCA on foreign nationals, Wired talks about the plans of the US Congress to commission more enforcers. "If you've ever contemplated violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, be warned: Congress is set to more than double the number of federal copyright cops. A draft of next year's budget includes plans to hire far more Justice Department attorneys and FBI agents who are charged with placing more pirates in prison."


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