EU opposes US using ‘long arm’ to seize foreign domain names

EU opposes US using ‘long arm’ to seize foreign domain names


The European Parliament has recently voiced its opinion concerning the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) by adopting a resolution which criticises domain name seizures of “infringing” websites by US authorities.

According to the resolution, these measures need to be countered as they endanger “the integrity of the global internet and freedom of communication”. With this stance, the Parliament has joins an ever-growing list of opposition to the SOPA.

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