RIAA: Fair Use Bill = Legalized Hacking

    March 1, 2007

Earlier this week, U.S. Representatives Rick Boucher and John Doolittle introduced the Freedom And Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship Act of 2007 (FAIR USE Act) for consideration in Congress. Mere days after its initial announcement, the bill is already being targeted for suppression by control-hungry content organizations.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is just such an entity that is taking a clear posture of opposition to the FAIR USE Act. Uneager to relinquish any of the control that it currently exerts over music content, the RIAA is claiming that the FAIR USE Act would