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Firefox Add-on “Undoes” U.S. Government Domain Seizures

April 14th, 2011 Comments off

In light of the recent domain name seizures, a new Add-on for Firefox called “MAFIAA Fire“, bypasses the seizure of domain names by the US government. The plugin contains a list of the seized domains and will redirect the user to an alternative site if available.

TorrentFreak got in touch with the MAFIAA Fire developer, who told us that this is just the beginning. Inspired by a quote from John Gilmore who once said “the Internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it,” they are determined to retaliate against these and other censorship attacks.

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