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I am guessing it has only marginally to do with 'geek outcry' and more to
do with large vendors complaining with their lobbying dollars.

z 

On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:

> It says that the bill has been "Universally Rejected", not that it has
> been rejected by Congress. Still, it doesn't look very good for the bill.
> 
> "While the Commerce Committee has primary control over the bill, it will
> be difficult to pass without the co-operation of Sen. Leahy and other
> Judiciary Committee members, staffers from both committees said."
> 
> On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Ryan wrote:
> 
> > On Wednesday 10 April 2002 09:06 pm, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> > > Here's the Libertarian Party's official line about the CBDTPA.
> >
> > There was a story on slashdot a few hours ago, this bill has been rejected
> > due to geek outcry.
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox mailing list
> > vox@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
> >

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