Good Tech News

I found a couple of good tech news things that were nice to hear today.

U.S. House subcommittee approves spyware bill – “A U.S. House subcommittee has approved a spyware bill that would allow fines up to $3 million for collecting personal information, diverting browsers and delivering some pop-up advertisements to computer users without their consent.” I’m glad to see this, I hope it works.

20 Legislators Co-Sponsor Bill to Overturn DMCA Copy Protection Circumvention Provision“Representative Rick Boucher (D-Virginia), along with 19 other legislators, is sponsoring a bill that would overturn a provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that prohibits people from circumventing copy protection on digital media products, even for making a personal use copy. ” glad to see this also