Schwarzenegger Signs Anti-Spyware, Filesharing Laws

    Date01 Oct 2004
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed separate legislation designed to combat spyware and the illegal online swapping of copyright material. . . . SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed separate legislation designed to combat spyware and the illegal online swapping of copyright material.

    One bill requires people who share movies, videos and recordings on file-sharing services to provide their e-mail or physical addresses, while the other bans unauthorized installation of spyware on individual computers.

    But questions abound about the enforceability of both.

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