Court orders for blocking of streaming services

William Herrin bill at
Thu May 5 11:12:41 UTC 2022

On Thu, May 5, 2022 at 3:09 AM Joe Greco <jgreco at> wrote:
> It seems to me like the court overstepped here and issued a ruling
> that contained a lot of wishful thinking that doesn't reflect the
> ability of miscreants on the Internet to just rapidly register a new
> domain name with a new fake credit card.  Certainly it is trivial
> to host the actual websites well out of legal reach of US courts,
> and with domain registrars without US presence.  This leaves those
> of us in the network operations community in the position of
> shouldering costs to comply with a court order, but without a clear
> mechanism to continue to be in compliance.  This could become a full
> time job, if the defendants want to play the game right.  ""?
> "" (with a "1" or "L" for the first letter, etc).
> Is anybody here considering recovering compliance costs from the
> plaintiffs?

Check with your lawyer to be sure and then ignore the ruling. A judge
in a civil case definitely does not have the authority to bind folks
who are not parties to the suit. It's a fairly basic due process

Bill Herrin

William Herrin
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