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65 seized websites now feature PSA
WASHINGTON – To coincide with World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has launched a new public service announcement (PSA) that aims to raise awareness of the economic impact of IP theft.
In June 2010, the HSI-led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) began "Operation In Our Sites," a sustained initiative targeting websites...
Quote from : U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement : New Public Service Announcement
Through the administrative forfeiture process, individuals who have an interest in the seized domain names are provided a period of time after the "Notice of Seizure" to file a petition with a federal court and additional time after the "Notice of Forfeiture" to contest the forfeiture.
If no petitions or claims are filed, the domain names become property of the U.S. government.
Since "Operation In Our Sites" began, 65 domain names have been forfeited using this process.
Other domain names are still in the administrative forfeiture process.
Originally posted by Stop-loss!
reply to post by SpartanKingLeonidas
$&F. Thanks for bringing awareness to this issue. The government will always try to silence the voice of freedom for it is the only thing that hasn't been controlled completely. All the government seems to do is always take and take some more and very rarely give back to the community.
Free movies, but if you take them, she loses her job
Whether you get it off the street or off the internet, digital piracy and product counterfeiting are not victimless crimes. The financial repercussions are very real and cost real jobs.