Content Lives On

from the can't-get-rid-of-it... dept

It seems that the US government is learning a lesson that the music industry is still trying to get their heads around. Once content is online… it doesn’t go away. So, even as the government start seizing domain names, that doesn’t mean they stop the content from existing. For example, the big story this week was how the government seized the domain for But, all they did was redirect the domain name – meaning the content lived on. For a while, people were still going there by going directly to the old IP address, but now someone has

setup a new domain for it with the creative name “”. I wonder how long until the government seizes that domain as well. How many domains do they need to seize before they should realize that content itself shouldn’t be illegal…

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