Society Issues Intellectual Property Copyrights Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act
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The Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act (CBDTPA), formerly known as the Security Systems Standards and Certification Act (SSSCA), is a US Congressional bill to make a crime to create or sell any kind of computer equipment that "does not include and utilize certified security technologies" approved by the federal government. The bill was drafted by Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings (Democrat, South Carolina), who is backed by the US entertainment industry.

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ACM Letter to Senator Hollings
Letter from the Association of Computing Machinery to Senator Hollings criticizing draft bill.
Politech: Security Systems Standards and Certification Act
Text of CBDTPA draft which makes it unlawful to create or sell any kind of computer equipment that "does not include and utilize certified security technologies" approved by the US Federal government.
Politech: Sen. Fritz Hollings' Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act (CBDTPA)
Text of Senate bill to prohibit the sale or distribution of electronic devices that do not include "copy protection" standards to be set by the government. Press releases and news articles.
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