Thursday, February 13, 2003

CNET News reports that a federal grand jury has indicted six people on charges of developing software and hardware designed to hack into paid TV satellite transmissions. The six defendants were charged under the criminal antidecryption provisions of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act. According to the story, eleven others were charged with breaking federal laws against conspiracy and manufacturing devices for the purpose of stealing satellite signals.

This article from the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Alan Greenspan's Senate testimony criticizing the administration's tax plan has stirred up a "hornet's nest."

Part two of Slate's take on bias in the media.

Wednesday, February 12, 2003

According to this Reuters report, an EU proposal announced on Wednesday could require Europe's incumbent telephone operators to open up their lines to rivals looking to offer cheaper, high-speed Internet access to homes and businesses.

Here is the text of Alan Greenspan's semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Wired News reports on the Justice Department's draft "Patriot II" bill.

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