Boucher and the DMCA
Rick Boucher (DVA) intends to introduce legislation that would
modify the Digital Millenium Copyright Act to provide less protection
for the owners of digitally reproducible intellectual property.
According to wired.com, Boucher is upset at the arrest of
a computer programmer for publicly revealing a program to circumvent
copy protection codes for E-books, in violation of the law passed
Bouchers radical ideas about intellectual property and the
Internet have been developing for some time. Earlier this year,
the Center for Individual Freedom wrote to Boucher, after a
speech he gave outlining some of his ideas. He did
not respond. In light of his proposed legislation, that letter is
read the Centers letter to Congressman Boucher, click here.
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