Re: [ga] Request to ban Basque nationalist sites via DNS
On Sat, 31 Aug 2002, at 17:37 [=GMT+0200], Alexander Svensson wrote:
> >Spain steps up pressure on Basque militants at home and abroad
> >Spanish prosecutors Friday also requested Judge Garzon to apply to the
> >Australian government and The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names
> >and Numbers, based in the United States, to ban Batasuna web sites
> >including www.batasuna.org, www.euskal-herritarrok.org et
> >The Spanish press reported that Batasuna's site,www.batasuna.org,
> >was registered by an Australian company
> [Melbourne IT is the registrar]
> >with a Californian server,
> [VisualRoute actually points to Virginia]
> >administered from Bayonne in France.
> AFP via Yahoo (http://sg.news.yahoo.com/020830/1/329uu.html), found
> via http://www.icannwatch.org/article.php?sid=929&mode=&order=0&thold=0
> Batasuna is a Basque nationalist party and the political arm of
> the Basque terrorist group ETA. It has recently been suspended
> by an anti-terrorist judge and the Spanish parliament voted
> overwhelmingly for an indefinite ban.
And are you in favour of such use (or abuse) of the DNS? Does it help to
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