In the annals of stupid, this is pretty high up - a Senate committee wants to break the internet:
The legislation will allow the DOJ to target the "worst of the worst" foreign websites dedicated to digital piracy or selling counterfeit goods, said Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat and lead sponsor of the bill. Intellectual property theft is "unacceptable," Leahy, chairman of the committee, said in a statement.
This is great - the practical impact would be to have a set of alternate DNS servers pop up. Instead of the mostly unitary net we have now, we'll have chaos. That seems to be what Congress does best though...
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