May 28, 2024

Fritz's Hit List #6

Today on Fritz’s Hit List: digital answering machines (like this one).

These products, which record and replay digital audio, qualify for regulation as “digital media devices” under the Hollings CBDTPA. If the CBDTPA passes, any newly manufactured digital answering machine will have to incorporate government-approved copy restriction technology.

Fight piracy – regulate answering machines!