Boing Boing: Tell Congress: MPAA isn’t in charge of your living-room tech! Boing Boing is out with a post linking to the EFF regarding House subcommittee hearings going on at present on technology mandates being pushed by the MPAA/RIAA.
“For high-definition television (HDTV), the MPAA demands every receiver must have, and obey, the broadcast flag. For new radio technologies, you’ll be restricted to recording radio shows for a minimum of 30 minutes, for a maximum of 50 hours. And all analog-to-digital video conversions will be forced to watch for, and obey, a concealed copy restriction mark.”
“Let Congress know how preposterous the MPAA and RIAA’s proposals are, and warn them that your technological future depends on their willingness to stand up for your rights by clicking here.”