Tag: SOPA

Verisign seizes .com domain registered via foreign Registrar on behalf of US Authorities.

Yesterday Forbes broke the news  that Canadian Calvin Ayre and partners who operate the Bodog online gambling empire have been indicted in the U.S., and in a blog post Calvin Ayre confirmed that their bodog.com domain had been seized by homeland security. As reported in Forbes (hat tip to The Domains for the cite), According to … [Read more]


"The Voice of The Internet Community Has Been Heard"

A couple of encouraging developments out of the US reported as today via TheDomains blog make us cautiously optimistic that the Stop Online Privacy Act (a.k.a “SOPA”) bill (to which we posted our objections in December) may be on ice for now. We were not alone in opposing SOPA and related initiatves, numerous domain registrars … [Read more]