File-Sharing Bill Provokes Wrath

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-06-24 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate could hold providers of file-sharing services responsible for their illegal use by third parties.

New legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate could hold providers of file-sharing services responsible for their illegal use by third parties. Senator Orrin Hatch this week introduced the "Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act," a bill with support from both Republicans and Democrats.

"It is illegal and immoral to induce or encourage children to commit crimes," said Senator Hatch in a statement.

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