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

David Kravets Wired 3/6/2012

When U.S. authorities shuttered sports-wagering site Bodog.com last week, it raised eyebrows across the net because the domain name was registered with a Canadian company, ostensibly putting it beyond the reach of the U.S. government. Working around that, the feds went directly to VeriSign, a U.S.-based internet backbone company that has […]

‘Very Dangerous Legislation Moving Forward’–Our SOPA Round-up

David Foster Chicago Boyz 12/30/2011

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, writes:

This week, a bill that would create America’s first Internet censorship system is going to a full committee for a vote, and is likely to pass.

He is referring to the “Stop Online Piracy” act and the related “Protect IP” […]