Governments Working on a Treaty to Search Citizens’ PCs in the Name of Copyright?

[youtube=] Something scary is going on that has a lot of privacy advocates and consumer watchdog groups a little worried. It turns out that the Obama administration, in cooperation with other foreign governments and entertainment industry representatives, are negotiating the details of a controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement [PDF] in secret and under the veil of "national [...]

VUDU Hogging Up Your Bandwidth? reporter, Lee Gomes, is shedding light on an interesting fact that many of VUDU's customers are probably not aware of. The problem Gomes points out is that VUDU is not being totally transparent that their video on-demand boxes function as peer-to-peer nodes downloading and sharing bits of digital information with other users throughout the [...]