Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Fibbies misidentify sites connected to one ISP as producing c.p.
Torrent Freak reports that back in February the US Department of Justice had shut down over 84000 sites hosted by a “free IP” because of supposed connection to counterfeit goods and child pornography. This was a result of “Operation Save our Children” ICE Cyber Crimes Center belonging to DOJ and Homeland Security.
The story is here.
Site were redirected to an incriminating banner shown in the article. It seems as though 84000 web operators were shamed or libeled by the process. HS has not yet taken responsibility for this, according to the story.
Related post on "Bill Boushka" blog May 17.