Bad laws, bad code, bad behavior

12 May 2004

The topic of Thursday’s meeting of the House of Representatives’ consumer protection subcommittee was a bill intended to require that programs like Kazaa and Grokster obtain parental consent before installation. Peer-to-peer software is starting “to lure our children from the perceived safety of the family living room out into the dangers of the Internet wilderness,” subcommittee chairman Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., warned. read the article