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Currently, this is a mostly unordered list with a list of numbers behind each person. If you see the number behind the person's name, see what it means in the "good item" or "bad item" list, and it means that they did it. Green is good, red is bad.

Good items:
1. Sponsored net neutrality bill

2. [http://news.com.com/Congress+asked+to+unpick+copy+lock+laws/2100-1023_3-960731.html?tag=nl|Proposed a law that would allow circumvention of the DMCA in fair use cases, as well as require that CD makers must provide obvious labeling when they include some form of C.R.A.P

3.
Senate Panel Defeats Net Neutrality - Another net neutrality amendment. These senators supported the amendment.

Bad items:
A. Sponsored A senate bill that would effectively ban streaming MP3 for licensed music(Wording stolen from the Slashdot Article)

B. Created/Backed a draft law that would make attempted copyright infringement illegal, increase the maximum jail time for copyright infringement from 2½ to 10 years, make "making, importing, exporting, obtaining control of, or possessing" anticurcumvention technologies illegal, and other nasty things.

C
Senate Panel Defeats Net Neutrality - Another net neutrality amendment. These senators opposed the amendment.

D
The Birth of DOPA Jr. - Ted "tubes" Stevens introduced S.49(called the "Son of DOPA), which would command libraries to restrict access to interactive websites, definitely banning MySpace?, and possibly banning blogs and Wikipedia.

House of Representatives

Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) - 1
Jay Inslee (D-Washington state) - 1
Anna Eshoo (D-California) - 1
Rick Boucher (D-Virginia) - 1, 2
Lamar Smith (R-Texas) - B

Senate

Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) - 1
Feinstein (D-CA) - A
Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) - 3
John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV) - 3
John F. Kerry (D-Mass) - 3
Byron L. Dorgan (D-ND) - 3(Sponsored)
Barbara Boxer (D-CA) - 3
Bill Nelson (D-FL) - 3
Maria Cantwell (D-WA) - 3
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) - 3
E. Benjamin Nelson (D-NE) - 3
Mark Pryor (D-AK) - 3

Graham (R-SC) - A
Olympia Snow (R-ME) - 3(Sponsored)
Ted "Tubes" Stevens (R-Alaska) - C, D
John McCain (R-Arizona) - C
Conrad Burns (R-Montana) - C
Trent Lott (R-Miss) - C
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) - C
Gordon Smith (R-OR) - C
John Ensign (R-NV) - C
George Allen (R-VA) - C
John Sununu (R-NH) - C
Jim DeMint (R-SC) - C
David Vitter (R-LA) - C

Other
Bush Administration - B
Alberto Gonzalez(Attorney General) - B

Created by Clay. Last Modification: Friday 16 of February, 2007 18:37:28 PST by Clay.