29 November 2010

UK - Nominet proposes pulling websites on police suspicions of criminality

(OUT-LAW News)
Nominet, the body responsible for running the .uk domain, is considering changing its terms and conditions to give police more power to demand that domain names be cut off from the internet.The non-profit body will consult on changes to its terms and conditions that would allow it to suspend domain names when it has "reasonable grounds" to believe that they are involved in criminal activity.