According to this article, there is an international effort to make it so governments can legally invade your iPods and destroy them if they find pirated music. How they are going to prove the files are copyrighted is another matter: Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I always believed the greatest threat to our liberties came from the mass media and its thugs. These people must be stopped. I do not condone piracy, but I believe such matters should be civil matters, not criminal ones. This is just plain evil and possibly unconstitutional.