Latest Domain Seizures May Come Back To Bite One Of The Biggest Supporters Of Domain Seizures

from the oops dept

Well, this is amusing. With last Friday's seizure of top online poker site domain names, some are noticing that this might come back to haunt one of the biggest supporters of these domain seizures. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which has been an incredibly aggressive player when it comes to copyright issues, was one of the key operations that helped the Feds seize some domain names earlier this year.

Yet, it turns out that one of the biggest sponsors of many of the MMA fighters and of StrikeForce -- which UFC recently bought -- was (you guessed it) one of the sites seized, Full Tilt Poker. Oops.

Filed Under: advertisers, domain seizures
Companies: full tilt poker, ufc

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    Anonymous Coward, 18 Apr 2011 @ 7:34am

    Re: Re: Babysitter Government

    Or maybe the FBI should get real jobs and go after real criminals instead of wasting their time doing this. What's that you say? They're too incompetent to catch real criminals so this is the best they can do? It's better that they do this than that they do nothing? At least this gives them the appearance of looking productive and we need to pay them for something which is better than paying them to do nothing? Maybe it's time we abolish the FBI.

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