Looks like the White House is definitely looking to protect the value of our intellectual property. Makes sense, since it’s one of our most valuable exports.

Of specific note:

Espinel urged Congress to make illegally streaming copyrighted content online a felony offense in some instances.

Online piracy and counterfeiting, her report notes, are “significant concerns” for the White House. Such infringement causes “economic harm and threaten the health and safety of American consumers,” Espine report reads.

http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2011/03/white-house-calls-for-stricter.php

White House Calls For Stricter Copyright Laws, Greater Enforcement Authority – Tech Daily Dose

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