The bill, dubbed the Safety Act by sponsor Lamar Smith, a republican congressman from Texas, would impose fines and a prison term of one year on ISPs which failed to keep full records.
"A crime is still a crime, whether it occurs on the street or on the internet," said Congressman Smith.
Just makes you proud to be a Republican, doesn't it, Andy? It is official now: I loathe the Republicans just as much as I do the Democrats, maybe more. The Democrats are just Marxian socialists, the Republicans have decided to become full-blown fascists.