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May 24, 2011 / J. Shaw

8 Websites Siezed By Feds-128 Domains siezed so far

Feds Seize 8 More Domains in Piracy Crackdown

The Department of Homeland Security seized at least eight
website addresses over the weekend, bringing to 128 the number of domains
confiscated as part of a government piracy crackdown.

The government is taking the sites with court approval,
under the same civil seizure law the government invokes to seize
brick-and-mortar drug houses, bank accounts and other property tied to illegal

The seizures,
first reported by TorrentFreak, came as Congress is mulling dramatically increasing the government’s legal
power to disrupt and shutter websites “dedicated to infringing activities.”

The sites seized are:


DHS’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency began
seizing the domains last year in a program known as “Operation in Our Sites.”


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