Pending Legislation: DHCP Logs required

By jobeard
Feb 21, 2009
  1. see the original article
    Two bills have been introduced so far--S.436 in the Senate and H.R.1076 in the House.
    Each of the companion bills is titled "Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today's Youth Act," or Internet Safety Act.

    {Truth is this is another attempt at DRM by Hollywood}

    Each contains the same language: "A provider of an electronic communication service or remote computing service shall retain for a period of at least two years all records or other information pertaining to the identity of a user of a temporarily assigned network address the service assigns to that user."

    {this means all WiFi routers and/or Routers as well as ISPs}

    "Everyone has to keep such information," says Albert Gidari, a partner at the Perkins Coie law firm in Seattle who specializes in this area of electronic privacy law.​
    {Yet another example of legislation by your uninformed creatures in high places. Piracy is a real issue, but this will not deter anyone and is totally unmanageable.

    U.S. Senate contacts <meta name="date" content="Wednesday, February 11, 2009">

    U.S. House of Representatives contacts
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