[At-Large] U.S. seizure of .ORG domain name

Adam Peake ajp at glocom.ac.jp
Thu Feb 3 06:21:47 UTC 2011

I'd have no objection if ICE had used GoDaddy as the route to take 
down the site. Registrants have choice.  TLD is different.

My comment "this isn't a legal action, there has been no court case, 
no due process." was extreme.  I've no idea what process has been 


>  >>> Rojadirecta is a popular sports streaming and P2P download site.
>>>>  Rojadirecta is a legitimate Spanish business. Two Spanish courts have
>>>>  ruled the site operates legally.
>I'm not a big fan of ICE, but if, as I understand, rojadirecta used a US
>registrar and a US proxy service for their domain name, why does anyone
>think Spanish law applied to the use of their name?
>Nobody claims that ICE has tried to shut down their operations outside the
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