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This is Good

The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act specifies:

an Internet site is `dedicated to infringing activities’ if such site . . . has no demonstrable, commercially significant purpose or use other than

profitting from copyright violation. It will force Registrars to shut down illegal websites.  Why are certain factions threatened? Get over yourselves!  Self regulation by ICANN, Verisign, and the major Registrars clearly doesn’t work. Government HAS to step in! :)

Update 09-30-2010:  Senators Propose Changes to Website Takedown Bill – by Grant Ross, IDG News, courtesy of

Senators Propose Changes to Website Takedown Bill

Justice Department Reply

ICANN Bulk Transfer

I respond to your October 31, 2009, letter to the President, with a copy to the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. You suggest that ICANN’s Bulk Transfer After Partial Portfolio Acquisition rule, which establishes procedures governing the transfer of a portion of domain names from one registrar to another through an acquisition, may violate the Federal antitrust laws.   ICANN’s bulk transfer rule does not appear to violate the antitrust laws. Continue reading