Today a big shocking news for me that the many popular live sports streaming and peer-to-peer websites including my favorite ATDHE.net sports and other general tv programs website seized by US Authorities, ICE Homeland Security Investigations due to DMCA Copyright violating complains.
A representative of ICE Homeland Securities confirmed that it was a legitimate seizure and that there is an ongoing investigation into the matter showing following message at blocked websites.
This domain name has been seized by ICE-Homeland Security Investigations, Special Agent in Charge, New York Office, in accordance with a seizure warrant obtained by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New Yorkbr>
Some other popular websites who also got Seized are Firstrow.net, ChannelSurfing.net, Rojadirecta.org, Ilemi.com and ViewLiveSports.com . This major step taken before Super Bowl 2011 event.
Update: ViewLiveSports.com had also come under fire and got blocked by ICE but now it got un-seized after some conversation with them.
It also heard by a source that US Authorities will seize some file sharing websites very soon.
Many other websites yet to coming in this list we will regularly update them, if you know any, please share in comments.
You can watch here the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Live Stream Links.