You won’t believe this one
From Dave Winer, coder and blogger extraordinaire, comes this alert on yet another noxious bill in Congress.
“Rep. Howard L. Berman, D-Calif., formally proposed legislation that would give the industry unprecedented new authority to secretly hack into consumers’ computers or knock them off-line entirely if they are caught downloading copyrighted material.
Yes, the entertainment industry wants to legally be able to hack into your computer to see if you have pirated files, then sabotage your computer if they find them.
The fine folks at the EFF have an action item about this..