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HON, YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO DELETE JR'S COPY OF "CHOPPER CHICKS IN ZOMBIETOWN!

Once upon a time, the Motion Picture Association of America released new software to help parents police their kids' illegal movie-swapping habits. Hollywood execs encouraged parents to scan their computers for ill-gotten flicks and talk to their kids about breaking IP laws.

Then one day, over on The Volokh Conspiracy, professor David Post pointed out that parents could use the snoopy software to their own ends. He even invoked the phrase "contributory copyright infringement."

Read the rest of the story here.

Posted by Laurel Newby on January 27, 2005 at 12:59 PM | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

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