Require that anyone distributing certain search software include a notice that "clearly and conspicuously" warns downloaders that the software may offer a security and privacy risk. The definition of search software is broad and includes any application that "enables third parties to store data" on a computer. Violators could face up to six months in prison.
Hrm . . . any application that "enables third parties to store data" on a computer . . .
like, say, any FTP server?
(Ironically, not Freenet.)
I know, let's make everything illegal! Everything! Absolutely everything! That way, if anyone does something the corporat - er, I mean, if anyone does something the government doesn't like, they can be jailed!
I'm actually starting to think that the people behind this *aren't* really the RIAA . . . they're whoever runs the privately held prisons.
Meanwhile, man commits suicide over declined credit card. You can't make stuff like this up.