JR, who commented on my original blog posting about ICE’s seizure of domain names, pointed out that several of these domain names weren’t directly selling counterfeit or copyright-infringing goods. I hadn’t heard that, but today there’s a New York Times article detailing what JR said. The article also mentions that several affected sites have simply moved elsewhere; for example, RapGodfathers.com is now RapGodfathers.info.
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Cricket is one of the world’s leading experts on the Domain Name System (DNS), and serves as the liaison between Infoblox and the DNS community. Before joining Infoblox, he founded an Internet consulting and training company, Acme Byte & Wire, after running the hp.com domain at Hewlett-Packard. Cricket is a prolific speaker and author, having written a number of books including “DNS and BIND,” one of the most widely used references in the field, now in its fifth edition.View All Posts