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Extraterritoriality, the internet and the US

03/09/08 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, American

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/04/us/04bar.html?ex=1362286800&en=db5f7cbf82fcfdd7&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

Interesting article from the NYT: if a US government department takes a scunner to you, and you have your domain registered with a US-based registrar, they can and will shut it down. The purpose of the site, the readership, the server location all make no difference.

(Via Daring Fireball)

 

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