Monday, December 5, 2011

On Cyber Monday, Feds Shut Down 150 Web Sites

Federal authorities on Monday announced the seizure of 150 domain names for Web sites that featured alleged knock-offs of authentic jerseys, handbags, sports equipment and other items.

The results of the undercover operation "In Our Sites" top last year's crackdown, when investigators shut down 82 web sites.

In most cases, the person or people operating the commercial sites do not challenge the domain name seizure in court, Lanny Breuer, the assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s criminal division, told reporters.

Read the full story at the Legal Times Blog.