Uncle Sam: If It Ends in .Com, It’s .Seizable

Government will always be the most dangerous threat to cyberspace, and to freedom in general.  Does your DRP cover bureaucrats going bonkers?

Such seizures are becoming commonplace under the Obama administration. For example, the U.S. government program known as Operation in Our Sites acquires federal court orders to shutter sites it believes are hawking counterfeited goods, illegal sports streams and unauthorized movies and music. Navas said the U.S. government has seized 750 domain names, “most with foreign-based registrars.”

via Uncle Sam: If It Ends in .Com, It’s .Seizable | Threat Level | Wired.com.

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