82 Sites Seized In U.s. Piracy Crackdown

Federal authorities on Monday said they seized 82 Internet websites allegedly used to distribute counterfeit products as part of a crackdown on the sale of counterfeit and pirated products.

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    09/19/2017 - 7:32 am | View Website
  • Stop Online Piracy Act
    Stop Online Piracy Act; Long title "To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes."
    09/18/2017 - 4:59 pm | View Website
  • Feds Seize KickassTorrents Domains, Arrest Alleged Owner ...
    The U.S. Government has arrested the alleged owner of KickassTorrents, the world's largest torrent site. The 30-year-old Ukrainian was arrested in Poland today and is ...
    09/18/2017 - 4:16 pm | View Website
  • KickassTorrents Domain Seized Within 24 Hours, Next Stop ...
    Since KickassTorrents (KAT) became the most visited torrent site on the Internet, various anti-piracy groups have been keeping a close eye on the site’s movements.
    09/17/2017 - 5:00 pm | View Website
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