Rick Boucher gets feedback about the Induce Act

US Representative Rick Boucher (D – VA) is guest-hosting Larry Lessig’s blog this week and asked for feedback about the Induce Act. He got feedback, in spades. Reading the comment threads, it’s fascinating to trace the industry’s shifting the legal battlegrounds from “vicarious and contributory liability” (which can be defended under the precedents of the Sony case that ruled that VCRs should be allowed to timeshift network television) to “intent to induce infringement.”