Uncle Sam: If It Ends in .Com, It’s .Seizable

When U.S. authorities shuttered sports-wagering site Bodog.com last week, it raised eyebrows across the net because the domain name was registered with a Canadian company, ostensibly putting it beyond the reach of the U.S. government. Working around that, the feds went directly to VeriSign, a U.S.-based internet backbone company that has the contract to manage the coveted .com and other “generic” top-level domains.

Uncle Sam: If It Ends in .Com, It’s .Seizable | Threat Level | Wired.com.

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