Republican preachers and pirated software

Posted by Pierre Igot in: Technology
June 27th, 2003 • 4:29 pm

A telling story on the Wired web site on Orrin Hatch, a Republican senator from Utah who suggested that people who download copyright materials without paying for them should have their computers automatically destroyed, and who was revealed to be using unregistered software on his own web site:

Orrin Hatch: Software Pirate?” by Leander Kahney, Wired News

It would be sort of funny, if it weren’t so typical of the attitude of preachy politicians who are allegedly fighting against software piracy. Jerks.

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