September 21, 2001

Terror attacks usher in copy controlled hardware

Author: JT Smith

Anonymous Reader writes, "So what thousands of people died? According to this story from The Register, the movie and record industry are using the Nations shock as a tool to sneak in a copyright protection bill that forces copy-controlled hardware on all electronic items from PC's, to cell phones, to digital music players, to cameras. Greed and the quest for power riding on the back of national grief. Tragic if this tactic succeeds.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/54/21736.html"

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