Here's a link to the PCWorld story http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/213589/ie_blows_away_rivals_in_browser_security.html.
It's an interesting read and I, for one, don't use other browsers except for testing.
...I seen it in a documentary on BBC2...
It could be that this bill is being passed simply to remove a set of excuses people might use when caught using P2P for sharing copyrighted material - hence the name of the bill.
If the software plainly states that it will be sharing a file with other people, then you cannot say 'I didn't know I was sharing it'. Likewise, you cannot say that it installed without your knowledge nor can you say it installed but you couldn't uninstall it.
This is of course, only possible if the writers of P2P software actually give two hoots about the bill.....
> Version 3.0 of the Microsoft Office competitor has garnered 50 million downloads in the last six months.
They have a long way to go though - the last release of Office probably had 10 times that. They probably also had at least 10 times that in legal purchases too....
Their idea of an offer you can't refuse is an offer... and you'd better not refuse.