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. Burdoning the federal criminal
court system with these types of violations will do a huge disservice to the
citizens of the United States.
In strong opposition to NPRM 02-230,