John Ashcroft is gearing up for what he calls the "strongest, most aggressive legal assault against intellectual property crime in our nation's history". In a report issued in October, defense department officials labeled peer to peer networks a serious threat, which will require serious funding and FBI staff increases. Ashcroft has helped gain support for his initiative by tying piracy to terrorism. [ source ]
+ CNET News.com: Justice Dept. wants new anti piracy powers
My interest for some of the things the justice dept. wants to do is somewhere on the corner of Fuck you and Go to Hell.