Buying Your Way In The Copyright Legislative Wars

Hollywood loves Democrats. “For years, Hollywood has poured money into the Democrats’ campaign coffers and been rewarded with indispensable assistance on the industry’s crusade of the moment – squelching new technologies that allow the dissemination of digital content in ways Hollywood can’t control. From a purely pragmatic standpoint, this eagerness to support Hollywood’s technophobia is easy to understand. Payback has come in the form of several bills designed to clamp down on the free exchange of copyrighted music and movies, which entertainment companies deem the greatest threat to their future well-being…”