Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Stacking the DoJ deck against internet radio

Not in the habit of reposting Slashdot stuff, but if you thought Two-Point Obama was going to friend internet radio ... not so much.

Obama picks RIAA's favorite lawyer for a top Justice post | Politics and Law - CNET News
As president-elect, one of Obama's first tech-related decisions has been to select the Recording Industry Association of America's favorite lawyer to be the third in command at the Justice Department. And Obama's pick as deputy attorney general, the second most senior position, is the lawyer who oversaw the defense of the Copyright Term Extension Act--the same law that Lessig and his allies unsuccessfully sued to overturn.

via Slashdot

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