A Bad, Sad Hollywood Ending?

The biggest enemy of free software may be Senator Ernest F Hollings. Legislation introduced in March 2002, by the South Carolina Democrat to require that copyright-protection software be embedded in PCs, handheld computers, CD players — and anything else that can play, record, or manipulate data — could make open-source software such as the Linux operating system illegal

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