rombouts noted that Salon has a good piece on the liability of programmers. From Napster, to Freenet, to DeCSS, on down. If you're scared by any of this, you should be. There are a lot of cases out there right now that are gonna change the world, and folks, it could go either way.
In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals.
You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.