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Homeland Security's domain seizures worries Congress

In a letter to the U.S. attorney general, Congress members cite concerns about "seizing the domain names of websites whose actions and content are presumed to be lawful, protected speech."

By September 3, 2012

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Critics say feds, RIAA too closely linked in music site seizure

Records unsealed this week show the U.S. government couldn't produce evidence that Dajaz1.com violated copyright law even after a year, largely because authorities couldn't get it from music labels.

By May 4, 2012

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Early-warning software could reduce false alarms of seizures

Closed-loop implantable devices can control seizures via small amounts of current, and new software could further fine-tune early detection, research shows.

By April 4, 2012

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DHS abruptly abandons copyright seizure of hip-hop blog

U.S. government's high-profile attempt to shut down DaJaz1.com ends with Homeland Security abandoning the case, which it had tried to conduct in secret.

By December 8, 2011

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Federal court signs off on domain-name seizures

Judge denies request by operators of Rojadirecta sites for their Web domains to be returned. They're accused of publishing links that led to illegal Web broadcasts of sporting events. But the case isn't over yet.

By August 5, 2011

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Atdhe.net moves after Homeland Security seizure

In advance of this Sunday's football game, federal officers armed with court-issued warrants seized the online domains for several sites that "provided illegal access to copyrighted telecasts." One is back up again.

By February 4, 2011

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Senate panel approves domain name seizure bill

Legislation allowing federal government to pull the plug on Web sites suspected of piracy advances after push from major content providers, despite warnings that it violates First Amendment.

By November 18, 2010

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Piracy domain seizure bill gains support

A proposed law allowing the government to pull the plug on Web sites accused of piracy has picked up a sizable political boost.

By October 22, 2010

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FBI seizures highlight law as cloud impediment

Last week's raids by FBI agents of at least two data centers in Texas are yet another example of how US public policy is often at odds with running a business in the cloud.

By April 16, 2009

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Computer science student challenges tech seizure

Boston College grad student questions the grounds of a warrant that allowed police to search his dorm room and seize his computers, iPod, cell phone, and other devices.

By April 13, 2009