[At-Large] US v John Doe 1 & Others [Defendants]

James S. Tyre jstyre at jstyre.com
Sat Nov 26 19:12:03 UTC 2011

> This is definitely not a situation where the US is attempting to directly order RIPE
> to do anything.

I take it you've not read the Order.


13.  Each Regional Internet Registry ("RIR") receiving notice of this Order shall take all
steps necessary to prevent and prohibit the defendants and  their co-conspirators from:
a.   effectuating any change of control over the current registration accounts for the
Target IP Addresses;
b.   making any changes to the registration records for the Target IP Addresses unless
prior authorization is received from the FBI, or the United States Attorney's Office for
the Southern District of New York ("USAO-SDNY"); or
c.   directly or indirectly attempting to transfer the Target IP Addresses to any other
individuals or entities, except as approved by the FBI, or the USAO-SDNY.
15.  this Protective Order shall be binding upon the defendants, their attorneys, agents,
and employees, and all persons in active concert or participation with any of the above,
all institutions described herein, or any other person having actual knowledge of this
Order, and that this Order shall remain in effect until further order of this Court;

James S. Tyre
Law Offices of James S. Tyre
10736 Jefferson Blvd., #512
Culver City, CA 90230-4969
jstyre at jstyre.com
Policy Fellow, Electronic Frontier Foundation

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