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Stunt Pope (3287) writes "Back when the City of London Police issued those "takedown requests" to domain registrars, most complied but as previously reported here, easyDNS didn't. So a bunch of the taken down domains wanted to move to easyDNS. One problem: their registrar wouldn't let them.
It took awhile but easyDNS fought it, and finally got a ruling under the ICANN policy that ordered the hostage domains transferred." Link to Original Source top
London UK Police demand summary domain takedown, hijack traffic to competing www
Stunt Pope (3287) writes "This morning Toronto based domain registrar easyDNS received a request from the City of London (UK) police demanding that they summarily take down a bittorrent search site based out of Singapore — or else they would "refer the matter to ICANN" — suggesting easyDNS could lose its accreditation.
They directed them to point all traffic for the domain at an IP address that promoted competing commercial online music services based out of London, UK." Link to Original Source