'Pirate' domain registrars reject Police takedown requests

Murray Stassen

A City of London Police operation requesting the suspension of domains hosting infringing content is not being met with cooperation by a majority of domain registrars, according to reports.

A Freedom of Information request from TorrentFreak has revealed that only five domain name suspension requests have been granted since PIPCU's inception in 2013, with 70 others denied.

Earlier this week, City of London Police hailed the operation a success when the UK Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) took down ...

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