Can Someone Please Explain Why Protecting Fashion Designers From Knockoffs Is A Worthy Cause For This Congress?

A bunch of senators have rallied together to sponsor a new bill that would legally protect fashion designers from having their shit copied by H&M and Forever 21. Can someone explain to us why a thousand dollar, I dunno, military jacket (directly copied from, like, the military) is worthy of intellectual property… »8/10/07 12:30pm8/10/07 12:30pm