Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Nov 2010 23:51 UTC
Legal "The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act sets up a system through which the US government can blacklist a pirate website from the Domain Name System, ban credit card companies from processing US payments to the site, and forbid online ad networks from working with the site. This morning, COICA unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary Committee."
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Time to start building my hosts file...
by umccullough on Fri 19th Nov 2010 01:51 UTC
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And now we'll just have extensive lists of DNS entries in our own "hosts" files which we share with each other underground while the government attempts to screw with the DNS system in order to prevent us from visiting the sites we enjoy...

Alternative underground DNS systems will simply become more popular than they are today - being hosted in foreign nations outside of the U.S. government's control.

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