Health care industry top spenders on lobbying has compiled a list of the industries that spent most on federal lobbying in the US the second half of 2003. The top three sectors are:

1. Health Care $138,280,126

2. Finance, Insurance $124,222,095

3. Communication, Technology $111,600,286

According to Wired, the RIAA is behind many of the lobbying efforts for the technology and communications industry due to new legislation on copyright of digital content.