In a bid to combat online casinos, the state of Kentucky has attempted to halt Internet gambling by seizing 141 domain names whose owners are located primarily out of state or overseas. Kentucky, which prohibits online gambling, persuaded a state trial judge that the domain names were illegal gambling devices under state law, and the judge issued the forfeiture order to registrars of the domain names.
Kentucky suit has Web world in tizzy
The National Law Journal
February 2, 2009
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