"Our legislation will remove legacy copyright restrictions, which were written for a different era and that threaten to strangle the technology in its infancy." Boucher said in a floor statement introducing the bill yesterday. The legislation comes partly at the behest of MP3.com, which has been circulating proposed legislation for some time.
The legislation has almost no chance of being acted on this year. Congress is scheduled to adjourn Oct. 6, and any action taken after that date will be limited to spending authorizations for the federal government..." NULL