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From Kuro5hin: The RAVE Act, whose acronym stands for “Reducing Americans’ Vunerability to Ecstacy”, would fine people or companies that organize or host events “featuring loud, pounding dance music” up to $2,000,000, and allows promoters to be jailed for up to 20 years, without requiring officials to prove that any of the attendees actually possessed drugs. This law not only is a danger to civil liberties, but also would effectively eliminate live electronic music in the US, given the enormous risks now associated with it. Full text of the bill.

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