Switch phone carriers, get a $500k fine

January 28th, 2013  |  Tags: ,

In an ideal world, the existence of this aggressively stupid law would open more eyes to how many avenues for tyranny were opened by the 1998 passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. But in our world, people will probably just hope that the law won’t be enforced. (Derek Khanna, who wrote the linked piece and is currently famous for proposing sensible copyright-law reforms and then getting fired, has been absolutely crushing the technology-policy front lately.)