Ed Felton argues persuasvively that the new Family Movie Act (FMA), despite its draconian penalties, has some really excellent anti-censorship qualities. You can read his discussion here.
Unfortunately, I am sure this law is going to conform to a general rule that I shall formulate here:
Precision Blogger's law of remarkably unforeseen consequences:
Any new law involving free speech, censorship, copyright, or computer usage is going to have such remarkable unforeseen consequences that it would be better right now to pass NO SUCH laws.
Just wait a few months to see the unforeseen consequences of the FMA, and be amazed.
- precision blogger