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Submission + - Congress Proposes Mandatory FM Radio In Gadgets (

Garrett Fox writes: Ars Technica reports a pending deal between the RIAA and Congress to "mandate that FM radio receivers be built into cell phones, PDAs, and other portable electronics". Not for any technological reason, but as a way to prop up broadcast radio. We already know Congress believes it has authority to do anything it wants...

The best way to avoid responsibility is to say, "I've got responsibilities."