Not So Simple, Is It, Orrin?

“Earlier this week, Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch was caught using unlicensed software on his website. While his staff scrambled to fix that problem, Web surfers discovered his site had a link to a pornographic website… To be fair, the dirty link isn’t Hatch’s fault. A lot of expired domain names are being snapped up by porno sites.” Still, the two incidents are being gleefully cited by privacy advocates as further evidence that Hatch’s sweeping pronouncements about destroying the computers of illegal downloaders were ill-conceived and hypocritical.