U.S. lawmakers approved the creation of a cabinet-level position of copyright czar as part of sweeping intellectual property enforcement legislation that sailed through the Senate on Friday.
Read the whole thing. This follows up David K. Levine's alert here.
You know things are bad when an organization like Public Knowledge is forced to essentially state, "Well, it could have been worse. Let's all be grateful for that."
Who do we have to pay off in the House to kill this monstrosity? Oh, that's right. I forgot. They have already been bought off by the other side...