To prohibit the installation on a computer of certain "peer-to-peer" file sharing software without first providing notice and obtaining consent from the owner or authorized user of the computer.
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Sponsor and status
Mary Bono Mack
Sponsor. Representative for California's 45th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 4 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on September 27, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
Sep 27, 2008
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Dec 8, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1319 (111th).
H.R. 7176 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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