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Justice Department Seizes Six Sites for Copyright Infringement

June 27, 2022, 7:32 PM

The Justice Department seized six websites for illegally distributing copyrighted music, the department announced Monday.

“Individuals visiting those sites now will see a message indicating that the site has been seized by the federal government, and visitors will be redirected to another site for additional information,” said the press release.

Four of the domains—Corourbanos.com,” “Corourbano.com,” “Pautamp3.com,” and “SIMP3.com”—were registered with a US-based registry, while two domains—“flowactivo.co” and “Mp3Teca.ws”—were registered through a US-based domain registrar.

The department’s news release references “Operation 404"—an ongoing collaboration involving the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, US law enforcement agencies, and their ...