Fascist government crackdown on websites

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    U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More
    Written by enigmax on November 26, 2010
    Following on the heels of this week’s domain seizure of a large hiphop file-sharing links forum, it’s clear today that the U.S. Government has been very busy. Without any need for COICA, ICE has just seized the domain of a BitTorrent meta-search engine along with those belonging to other music linking sites and several others which appear to be connected to physical counterfeit goods.

    While complex, it’s still possible for U.S. authorities and copyright groups to point at a fully-fledged BitTorrent site with a tracker and say “that’s an infringing site.” When one looks at a site which hosts torrents but operates no tracker, the finger pointing becomes quite a bit more difficult.

    When a site has no tracker, carries no torrents, lists no copyright works unless someone searches for them and responds just like Google, accusing it of infringement becomes somewhat of a minefield – unless you’re ICE Homeland Security Investigations that is.

    This morning, visitors to the Torrent-Finder.com site are greeted with an ominous graphic which indicates that ICE have seized the site’s domain.
    U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More | TorrentFreak

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    What this has to do with Homeland Security is incredibly unclear.

    As I saw noted elsewhere this AM, the government seems more intent on protecting Hollywood & Rapper Royalties than it does on protecting our borders.
     
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    Well Im sure it fits in here somewhere is there anything they dont regulate ?


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    What else is new with this Government? Priorities...you know? Screw the borders.
     
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    I see where it fits on the list. Why this is a Homeland Security Issue is inane.
     
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    Good question....that's why i hate the term "Homeland Security".....far too vague and fascist sounding....
     
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    So much of it is redundant to the functions of other law enforcement organizations.

    Centralizing and sharing data in order to connect the dots in investigations is one thing - a meddlesome bureaucracy that touches our junk and shuts down internet domains is something else altogether.
     
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    Just further intrusion on Liberty. Piecemeal.
     
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    Yet controlled centrally....
     
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    Since the camel's nose is under the tent [Gubmint]...How long before they use something as this to come after political sites as this one and others?

    Don't laugh...there are already calls of gubmint securing the net...
     

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