Feds Seize Domain Names

ICE, The federal customs enforcement agency seized an estimated 130 domain names that is says were selling illegal or counterfeit merchandise.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Gillian Christensen declined to state how many domains had been seized, but told the AFP that, “these seizures are a part of an ongoing law enforcement operation.” The seizures are part of “Operation In Our Sites,” which is seeking to shutdown sites that illegally sell counterfeit and copyrighted goods and merchandise.

Read more: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2011/11/us-authorities-seize-domain-names/45410/

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