• United States



by Paul Kerstein

Raids Crack Down on Web Piracy

Jul 01, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

On Thursday, the U.S.government announced an 11-nation crackdown on web piracy. An Associated Pressarticle in The New York Times reports that the FBI conducted 90 searches todate and arrested four people, while shutting down at least eight majordistribution servers. Called Operation Site Down, undercover FBI operations tookplace in Chicago, San Francisco and Charlotte, M.C.,involving help from authorities in Australia, Belgium,Canada, Denmark, France,Germany, Israel, the Netherlands,Portugal and Britain. Readmore.