The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, last week said he's interested in exploring ways to damage computers used to illegally swap song and movie files. The comments came during a hearing on copyright abuse. Hatch said he'd like the private sector to develop ways to disrupt file-swappers without hurting their systems, but if that can't be done then he'd be in favor of destroying their computers.
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