The beginning of the end for the DMCA?

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act may be the most hated piece of tech legislation around. But now Congressmen Rick Boucher and John Doolittle have introduced a bill that attempts to chip away at some of what critics say are the more onerous provisions of that legislation.

But Congressman Doolittle is not your typical Washington pol. On this week's edition of the CNET News.com Tech Politics Rundown we talk with the Congressman about the increasing intersection of technology and politics and why so many of his colleagues are seemingly without a clue about this trend.

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Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.

 

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