Technology Companies Come Out Against Hollywood Privacy Plan

from the no-rubber-stamp dept

Well, it’s good to see that the Hollywood folks haven’t completely corrupted tech companies. A bunch of the bigger tech companies came out with a preemptive move and held a press conference to talk about how much they disliked the new digital privacy bill that Hollywood is supporting (though, it hasn’t even been proposed yet). It’s similar to bills that have been talked about in the past, requiring tech companies to build in hardware privacy protection. It would be nice if the tech companies were protesting the bill on the grounds that it’s stupid and a waste of time, but instead they’re complaining about the expense it would put on them. Though, there is some talk about how it would never work particularly well.

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