2004-07-22

INDUCE Act (IICA) Senate Hearing today

Ed Felten posts that today's hearing on the Induce Act will be webcast (link) at 2:00 PM Eastern time (for those listening live he's hosting a discussion in his comments). Ernest Miller has the witness list posted here.

I must express my disappointment with the fact that NY Senator Hillary Clinton has joined on as a co-sponsor and in fact sent her an email and a letter telling her so.

On June 22, I put together a list of some products that I thought could be used to violate copyrights and exploit children and thus potentially violate the INDUCE Act (IICA). These included : silly putty, iPods, usb radio, replaytv, vcr, wifi, scanners, the printing press, digital cameras and the shift key.

Shortly thereafter, Ernest Miller got Hatch's Hit List underway. Here's a list of the products he's covered so far:

[UPDATE: for the latest INDUCE Act coverage, check out the Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act of 2004 blawg, as well as aa running list of all of Ernest Miller's additions to his Hatch's Hit List (in the sidebar -- scroll down).]

If you want to know more about the INDUCE Act, LawMeme has an index of most everything Miller has written on the topic, including Hatch's Hit List: The LawMeme Reader's Guide to Ernie Miller's Guide to the INDUCE Act.

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