About a year ago, as part of a crackdown against copyright infringement, the US government, more specifically the Department of Homeland Security, seized a couple dozen domains. One of those domains has been handed back after a year of red tape. Dajaz1.com, a music blog, was seized because an agent reportedly downloaded music illegally from the site. It was shown in court that the file downloaded was provided by the artist’s record label for promotional purposes. This is the perfect example of why the government should be more careful about how they pursue these types of cases. Right now, they are assuming guilt before they even go to trial and that goes against the traditional ethical standards of the American justice system.

Full Article