High-Tech Industry Asks Senate To Soften "Induce" Copyright Bill

Law360, New York (August 27, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A coalition of U.S. high-tech companies has asked lawmakers to consider a watered-down alternative to the controversial Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act.

The group, which includes internet service providers and other technology companies, submitted their proposal earlier this week in an attempt to soften the impact of the bill, which they fear could make them targets of frivolous lawsuits.

The group’s alternative bill narrows the scope to target peer-to-peer software companies by specifying the grounds under which a firm would be found to be encouraging copyright...
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