The language contained in NPRM 02-230 is too broad and imposes too many
unintended consequences on those involved in experimentation with Analog-to-
Digital and Digital-to-Analog technology, that have no interest in illegally
obtaining or distributing copyrighted material.
The civil court system is a mechanism already in place for the entertainment
industry to address copyright violations. They seldom exercise that option.
Burdening the federal criminal court system with these types of violations will
do a huge disservice to the citizens of the United States.
The recording industry at large should look at more plausable actions to invoke
what is in short their sheer greed!