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Verisign Seeks Authority to Shutdown Websites Without Court Order

Verisign, the manager of top-level domains .com and .net, is seeking authority to shut down "non-legitimate" domain names when asked to by law enforcement. The company said today it wants to be able to enforce the "denial, cancellation or transfer of any registration" in any of a laundry list of scenarios where a domain is deemed to be "abusive".

Read full story: The Register

Updates:  UPDATED Oct 13, 2011 1:09 PM PST
Verisign's ICANN submission Submitted by Neil Schwartzman
Registrars not happy with VeriSign abuse plans Kevin Murphy, Oct.12.2011
Verisign Withdraws Request for Domain Takedown Domain Name Wire, Oct.13.2011

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Get it from the source Neil Schwartzman  –  Oct 11, 2011 11:06 AM PST

Here is Verisign's ICANN submission
http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/verisign-com-net-name-request-10oct11-en.pdf

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