Professor posts digital device hit list

Could singing fish novelties be hooked by a proposed law requiring anti-copying technology in digital devices?

Princeton professor Ed Felten thinks so.

The computer scientist has launched a site, called Fritz’s Hit List, that points out devices that could be forced to carry anti-copying technology if Sen. Fritz Hollings’, D-S.C., Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act (CBDTPA) passes. The bill, which is designed to thwart piracy, would restrict digital products that don’t carry government-approved security technology.

Read the rest here

Published by

Robert

Robert Belknap has been writing online sporadically since 2001. See the colophon for more details.

One thought on “Professor posts digital device hit list”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.