Members of the U.S. House of Representatives' education and judiciary committees have sent letters to 19 universities admonishing them for their poor record in letting students illegally download music and movies over their computer networks.

The letters, which mark the latest chapter in the ongoing campaign against digital piracy on college campuses, also ask for information about the schools' anti-piracy policies.

Sent on May 1, the letters were signed by Reps. Lamar Smith, R-Texas; Howard Berman, D-Calif.; Howard Coble, R-N.C.; Buck McKeon, R-N.C.; and George Miller, D-Calif. The letters demand that the schools curb online piracy, or lawmakers "will be forced


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