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Today I had noticed a movement on the domain name Bodog.com, with the domain itself transferring to SafeNames corporate domain registrar. This domain rang a bell to me, because I recall it was seized by the US governments ICE division back in 2012.

It was seized and transferred in 2007 over a technology dispute but Bodog latter got the domain back. GamblingSite.com article

The domain was seized by ICE in 2012 and had been since: LATimes.com article

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Early on March 17, 2017 DotWeekly broke the news that Abbvie Pharmaceuticals domain name Vicodin.com had been seized by the US governments Homeland Security ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement).

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A total of 838 domain names were seized that day (full list in original story), with Vicodin.com being one of them.

I had a hunch that Vicodin.com was seized by mistake, simply because Abbvie owns the Vicodin trademark and the website is the official site providing information for the … Read the rest