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UK Domain Registry Considers Criminal Domain Takedown Rules

Nominet, the registry that handles .uk domains, is moving ahead with proposed rules (PDF) that could allow law enforcement agencies to request a domain be shut down without a court order. The registry launched the process in response to a request from the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).

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I preferred... Kevin Murphy  –  Sep 06, 2011 12:28 PM PDT

I preferred The Register's article. ;)

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