The geopolitics of domain names pt. 2

So, this is pretty ludicrous &/or worrying – TorrentFreak recently reported on the latest developments in the  “entertainment” industry  vs The Pirate Bay Whac-A-Mole bonanza, including this interesting detail:

“However, in today’s complaint the Swedish prosecutor suggests that the court has jurisdiction over the .is domain because it is registered to Fredrik Neij, who has Swedish nationality.”

Err, what? The Swedish prosecutor suggests jurisdiction over another nations’ domain because it is registered to a Swedish national…this is going to be interesting.

BTW – finally after investigation I got a .nl & a .lu

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