Apr 27, 2006

EFF: The Season of Bad Laws - Banning MP3 Streaming

From the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Senators have introduced a bill, that is aimed at punishing satellite radio for offering its subscribers devices capable of recording off the air.

Buried in the bill, however, is a provision that would effectively require music webcasters to use DRM-laden streaming formats, rather than the MP3 streaming format...This would include the streams from Shoutcast, the host of the WBCR stream.

Contact your representatives. This is simply more digital repression.

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