Sunday, June 05, 2011

Bill Introduced to Make Streaming a Criminal Offense

Senators Amy Klobuchar, John Cornyn, and Christopher Coons have introduced a bill amending Copyright Act by making public performance of [infringed] media a criminal offense, in addition to the current civil penalties. There are provisions within the amendment that would especially apply to electronic contexts. See Bill full text.
See Techdirt story.

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