Orrin Hatch, the senator who once said the recording industry should be able to destroy music pirates’ PCs, will be in charge of a new Senate panel responsible for writing copyright laws.
Hatch, a Utah Republican, on Thursday was formally named chairman of the Senate Intellectual Property subcommittee. It’s responsible for overseeing the U.S. Copyright Office and drafting legislation and treaties relating to copyright and patent laws. Link is over at cnet.news=http://news.com.com/Anti-P2P+lawmaker+gets+top+Senate+spot/2100-1028_3-5623975.html?tag=nefd.top :Z