What is the difference between a policymaking elected representative hired by voters and a developer (”Private land to be seized for housing”, March 12)? None, apparently
British Policemen by Steve Punter (Flickr) The Metropolitan Police’s Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) in the United Kingdom announced in a Press Release that they have shut down 1,219 websites and domains in cooperation with Nominet, the .UK registry operator. The shut-down will also prevent re-registration of the domain names. Detective Superintendent Charlie McMurdie, head of the PCeU, said: As part of Operation Papworth, the PCeU this week targeted websites run by organised criminal networks which purported to sell designer items – including Ugg Australia Boots, ghd hair straighteners, and jewellery from Tiffany & Co and Links of London
This week Nominet received an instruction from the Metropolitan Police’s Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) to take down around 1200 .co.uk domain names.