Archive for date: July 22, 2004

Yahoo! News – Senator Induces Support for Piracy Bill

July 22, 2004 | Intellectual Property, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

The Internet has been abuzz with comments about Senator Orrin Hatch’s INDUCE Act, which would criminalize any activity that “induces” copyright infringement as if it were actually copyright infringement. I doubt I could say anything about it which has not been said elsewhere, but it’s a law that would eviscerate the 1984 Supreme Court decision […]

Apologies for System Downtime…

July 22, 2004 | System Notices | By: Mark VandeWettering

I had some unscheduled system downtime today. A couple of times in the last couple days, my system (which was heretofore incredibly reliable) has mysteriously locked up while I was at work. Puzzling! I’m trying to sort it out, hopefully, there will be no repeats.