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Super Bowl super bust: US seizes 307 websites

Posted By kurtnimmo On February 2, 2012 @ 2:47 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Science & Technology,Tile | Comments Disabled

Michael Cooney
networkworld.com
February 2, 2012

The piracy, counterfeit and copyright battle has moved to the Super Bowl.

Speaking a National Football League press conference ahead of this weekend’s Super Bowl the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said special agents this week seized a total of 307 websites and snatched up 42,692 items of phony Super Bowl-related memorabilia along with other counterfeit items for a total take of more than $4.8 million – up from $3.72 million last year.

Sixteen of the sites the agency shut down during this operation known as Fake Sweep, were illegally streaming live sporting telecasts over the Internet, including NFL games. Two hundred ninety-one website domain names were illegally selling and distributing counterfeit merchandise, ICE stated.

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