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Whack-A-Mole Security: Bad Policy, Bad Legislation

December 20, 2009
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In this WebMemo, ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro discusses the recent disclosure of a confidential Congressional document that has at least one congressman calling for a ban on peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software. However, a closer look at the problem reveals that this effort would merely be treating the symptoms, not the disease.