Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 27th Nov 2010 10:46 UTC
Legal The US is really ramping up its war on intellectual property infringement, a war which I'm sure will be just as successful, cheap and supported by the people as the wars on drugs and terrorism. The US has started seizing the domain names of various websites through ICANN - not because owners of these sites were convicted of anything, but merely because complaints have been filed against them. Anyone want to take a guess how long it will be before the US government blocks WikiLeaks? Update: The blocks function outside of the US too. In other words, the US is forcing its views upon the rest of the world once again.
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RE: Correction
by Sausage on Sat 27th Nov 2010 14:00 UTC in reply to "Correction"
Sausage
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2010-11-27

As another exmple, in the article, the website that was shut down was specifically referred to as being hosted by GoDaddy. Go Daddy is a US based company. Completely within the jurisdiction of the Justice Department.

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