updated 03:50 am EST, Sat November 27, 2010
P2P web domains, among over 70 shut down
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a division of the Department of Homeland Security has shut down a number of online music and movie file sharing websites according to a NYTimes report. Among the sites that ICE seized were torrent-finder.com, onsmash.com and rapgodfathers.com. At least 70 other websites that were supporting either counterfeit clothing, DVDs and other items were also taken down.
Visitors to the sites are greeted with the message below notifying users of the seizure and the severe penalties associated with copyright infringement and dealing in counterfeit items.