Tag: piracy

Be Careful Who You Link To: ICE May Shut You Down

Imagine waking up and logging on to your blog and finding this notice:

"This domain name has been seized by ICE — Homeland Security Investigations, pursuant to a seizure warrant issued by a United States District Court."

ICE and Homeland Security shut down a number of websites Friday (perhaps as many as 70) because of their "association" to online movie and music piracy. Apparently, the sites don't need to be a participant in the activity, just associated with it. Is linking to one of them enough? According to one site's owner, it was: [More...]

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