December 4, 2006 | By Derek Slater

Last Days of Lame Duck Congress

Yesterday, lame duck legislators returned for their final week before handing the reins over to the 110th Congress next month. While it looks like there won't be any mischief on the digital freedom front, major record labels might once again try to sneak through mandatory restrictions for digital radio and satellite devices. Take action now to protect innovation and your right to record off the radio.

Legislation related to the illegal NSA spying program also may be off the table for the moment, but the president and certain members of Congress could still try to push through a bill. Use our Action Center and call your representatives now to help stop the illegal spying.

UPDATE, 12/06: We are hearing credible rumors that an NSA spying bill is now on the move -- please take action now to help stop the illegal spying.


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