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From EFF’ Deep Links: If Not INDUCE, then What?

While we at EFF have been critical of the overbreadth of the INDUCE Act, some have asked “what would you suggest that would target P2P while leaving things like the iPod intact?”

Answer: It’s not a question of more laws, it’s a question of new business models.

Related: Taking the INDUCE Act to its Illogical Conclusion

What would the world look like under Senator Orrin Hatch’s (R-UT) INDUCE Act (PDF)? To give you a glimpse, we drafted a mock legal complaint (PDF) against Apple for “inducing” copyright infringement by manufacturing the iPod, against CNET for reviewing the iPod, and against Toshiba for providing hard drives for iPod files.