Richard Esguerra of EFF explains how if the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and others have their way, you will be under more surveillance than you can ever begin to imagine. Here’s just one snippet of what they want:
Customs authorities should be encouraged to do more to educate the traveling public and entrants into the United States about these issues. In particular, points of entry into the United States are underused venues for educating the public about the threat to our economy (and to public safety) posed by counterfeit and pirate products. Customs forms should be amended to require the disclosure of pirate or counterfeit items being brought into the United States.
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