the internet is for copiers

Induce Act post-mortem:

Markham Erickson, general counsel for NetCoalition, said the talks really broke down over a fundamental fear that almost any service or software could be construed as a suspect P2P network. He pointed out that even internet browsers allow people to copy files.

“The entire internet is one big copying machine,” he said.

Wired News: Toe-to-Toe Over Peer-to-Peer

Glad they figured that one out before passing the legislation.