US facing legal challenge to domain name seizures

One of Spain’s most popular websites, whose American domains were seized as part of a crackdown on Internet piracy, asked a US judge Monday to return its property that it claims was wrongly taken. The Rojadirecta .com and .org domains were seized in January along...

Righthaven Wants More than Domains Now

Righthaven, the company that turned copyright lawsuits into a business model, had a claim dismissed by a federal court in Nevada last week. The judge said that the company’s practice of requesting domain names from publications it deems infringers “fails … Continue reading →...

Baidu Sues Register.com Over Hacking Incident

Domain name registrar sued over alleged security breach. Baidu, Inc. announced that it has sued domain name registrar Register.com over a hacking incident by Iranian Cyber Army earlier this month. Baidu claims that Register.com was negligent, allowing the hackers to change the DNS for...

Baidu Sues Register.com Over Hacking Incident

Domain name registrar sued over alleged security breach. Baidu, Inc. announced that it has sued domain name registrar Register.com over a hacking incident by Iranian Cyber Army earlier this month. Baidu claims that Register.com was negligent, allowing the hackers to change the DNS for...

Hackers indicted for disrupting Comcast (The Mercury)

Special to The Mercury NORRISTOWN — Three men associated with the computer hacker group Kryogeniks were indicted in federal court Thursday for allegedly disrupting Comcast Internet service and redirecting online traffic to Web sites they had set up....

Men accused of disrupting Web site (The Times Herald)

COURTHOUSE — Three men associated with the computer hacker group Kryogeniks were indicted in federal court Thursday for allegedly disrupting Comcast Internet service and redirecting online traffic to Web sites they had set up....