["K.Ellis" <guavaberry at earthlink.net>] Boston Folks - public hearing Bill 2743

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Tue Apr 1 13:58:13 EST 2003

Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 13:41:29 -0500
From: "K.Ellis" <guavaberry at earthlink.net>
Subject: Boston Folks - public hearing Bill 2743
To: perry at piermont.com

Please pass this along if appropriate.

House, No. 2743
Bill  was introduced in Mass by a Rep Stephen Tobin of Boston
Petition of A. Stephen Tobin for legislation to establish a crime of 
illegal internet and broadband access and establishing penalties therefor.

Hearing  is scheduled
Mass State House in Boston.
Public Hearing date Apr 2 am at 10:00 in Room 222

REF: New Bills Would Make Firewalls Illegal
March 31, 2003 -- (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) -- According to reports 
released on Monday, the US states of Massachusetts and Texas are each 
preparing to consider bills that would extend the national Digital 
Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by making firewalls, among other things, 

On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 01:10:56PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
 > http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/archives/000336.html
 > Quoting:
 > Here is one example of the far-reaching harmful effects of
 > these bills. Both bills would flatly ban the possession, sale,
 > or use of technologies that "conceal from a communication
 > service provider ... the existence or place of origin or
 > destination of any communication".
 > --
 > Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com

Karen Ellis

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