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Update: Network Solutions Shuts Down Cryptome.org

Whistleblower site Cryptome‘s ISP, Network Solutions, has just shut down Cryptome.org for posting a leaked copy of Microsoft’s 22-page guide detailing surveillance services Microsoft will perform for law enforcement agencies on its various online platforms; Microsoft attacked the post under the guise of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. Network Solutions has also locked the domain, preventing it from being transferred to another ISP.

Previously, Network Solutions had set Cryptome’s ultimatum for removing the file at February 25th; upon receiving Cryptome’s DMCA counter notification, Cryptome editor John Young says they pulled the plug.

Read more about it in our most recent update to the Cryptome saga.

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