Another Late Copyright Note

From Current Cites:

von Lohmann, Fred. “The Season of Bad Laws, Part 2: Criminal Copyright Infringement, Drug War Style” DeepLinks (25 April 2006). – A draft copyright bill making the rounds in Congress is causing concern. Under the bill, an attempt to infringe copyright would be a criminal offense as would conspiracy to commit infringement. Law enforcement officials would have the “same criminal and civil forfeiture powers used in drug prosecutions,” and wiretapping would be permitted in criminal infringement investigations. Prison terms would be significantly increased for criminal infringement…

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