A few days ago thousands of customers turned against domain registrar GoDaddy for their support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Transfer requests for thousands of domains were started, and even big players such as Wikipedia threatened to move. In a response, GoDaddy was quick to drop their support for SOPA (but not really), [...]
IMSLP, the largest public domain music library on the Internet, has just suffered a damaging attack on the site’s infrastructure. In a wrongful action over a single 90 year-old classical piece by Rachmaninoff, the UK’s Music Publishers Association convinced registrar GoDaddy to seize IMSLP’s domain name, which took the site completely offline.
UPDATE: Thanks to all our (m-ook) readers and the readers on Digg and other blogs (TorrentFreak) for your support!