Monday, November 21, 2005

DOJ Ignores Sony Cybercrime, But Will Jail Grandma for File Sharing

The Department of Justice has remained suspiciously quiet about the Sony rootkit scandal, which may have broken several cybersecurity laws. Instead they are pushing The Intellectual Property Protection Act of 2005, a pro-media industry law that will provide harsher criminal penalties for consumers who make copies of music and movies.

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