This Tuesday, the Chair of the WIPO committee deliberating the broadcast treaty released its latest draft. To put it mildly, it's not an improvement over its immediate predecessor, as problematic as that was.
For those of you just tuning in to this odd little corner of the ongoing IP debate, here's a quick summary. The World Intellectual Property Organization is debating a new treaty that will extend an IP right to broadcasters, on top of existing copyright laws. (The same international process was used to create the WIPO Copyright Treaty, which in turn spawned the DMCA.) The broadcast treaty creates a host of problems in addition to the circumvention issue, though. Here's some previous posts on the topic.