While America was shopping itself into an online frenzy, special agents in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were busy taking back the internet, apparently. Federal officials announced the seizure of 150 web domains yesterday as part of Operation In Our Sites, the ongoing campaign against internet piracy.

“Intellectual property crimes harm businesses and consumers, alike, threatening economic opportunity and financial stability, and today we have sent a clear message that the department will remain ever vigilant in protecting the public’s economic welfare and public safety through robust intellectual property enforcement,” U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder explained during the announcement. The 150 newly taken domains – a full list is here – bring the total of sites seized by the government to 350.

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