Senior Senator for lower fines for copyright infringement

Norm Coleman(R-Minnesota) wants (as of the beginning of October) to introduce “legislation this year to reduce legal penalties for people who download copyrighted music off the Internet.” The interesting thing about this guy is that, in addition to chairing the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, is also angling to be the next chairrichwhiteguy of the Republican party senatorial committee.

The first link is a bit skimpy but its an AP report and they only make their articles available to newspapers. The most complete version is at *shudder* fox news. I can’t be a good commie pinko pakeha canuck and link to them now can I?

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