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Gonzales: It's time to punish 'attempted' piracy

U.S. attorney general makes another pitch for a dramatic new rewrite of criminal copyright laws.

By June 28, 2007


Gonzales proposes new crime: 'Attempted' copyright infringement

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is pressing the U.S. Congress to enact a sweeping intellectual-property bill that would increase criminal penalties for copyright infringement.

By May 15, 2007


Gonzales: ISPs must keep records on users

Attorney general, other witnesses ask Congress to force Internet service providers to follow customers' activities.

By September 19, 2006


FBI, politicos renew push for ISP data retention laws

Demonstrating that the push by the Bush administration for laws forcing Internet companies to keep track of their customers didn't end with Alberto Gonzales' resignation, the FBI and some members of Congress are reviving the idea.

By April 23, 2008


Gonzales talks immigration in Silicon Valley

Attorney general touts Bush plan to ease some immigration restrictions and create new "digital" ID cards.

By July 21, 2006


Gonzales pressures ISPs on data retention

In private meeting at the DOJ, attorney general and FBI director pressure Internet providers to record their customers' activities.

By May 26, 2006


Gonzales calls for mandatory Web labeling law

Attorney general says sexually explicit sites must be labeled or their operators risk jail time.

By April 20, 2006


Gonzales: NSA may tap 'ordinary' Americans' e-mail

During Senate hearing, attorney general declines to offer reassurances about a secret surveillance program.

By February 6, 2006


Bush's attorney general pick a Patriot Act defender

Retired federal judge Michael Mukasey, the president's nominee to succeed Alberto Gonzales, has aired a largely favorable public view of the controversial law.

By September 17, 2007


Gonzales urges speedy vote on Patriot Act

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, Republicans step up campaign calling for four-year renewal of the controversial law.

By December 13, 2005