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Tuesday, August 06, 2002

More on the approved UCITA amendments....In today's Washington Post, Ted Bridis does a good job of explaining why the amendments don't go far enough. (I didn't realize that some Microsoft "updates" spy on your hard drive, make guesses about what's illegally present, and use the results to disable some users from making future downloads. The amended UCITA prohibits other kinds of corporate "self-help" but not this practice.)