[LINK] Fwd: [SLUG] VERY worrying
Tue, 11 Sep 2001 10:12:34 +1000
At 09:24 AM 11/09/01 +1000, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
><quote from the above source>
>If you thought the DMCA was a nightmare, wait 'til you find out what
>Congress is planning this fall. The sequel is called the "Security Systems
>Standards and Certification Act," and it requires PCs and consumer
>electronic devices to support "certified security technologies" to be
>approved by the Commerce Department.
>If passed, it would require all personal computers to have digital rights
>management built in, under penalty of law.
My question on these intrusions is when someone is going to pull out the
4th amendment against unwarranted search and seizure? This sort of stuff
is treating everyone as a criminal before they even have a 'chance' to do
anything wrong. Seems a bit bass-ackwards to me.
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