"It's thought that whoever was responsible for creating the rogue site
must have done so using a computer that is not part of the school network.
also often violate other laws, including those related to fraud, money laundering and intellectual property rights."
FIFA are warning fans tickets bought from rogue sites
may not even turn up and it vowed to go after websites re-selling tickets, the report added.
Peak's skills as an Internet forensic scientist are a perfect fit for marketers vowing to keep their ads off rogue sites
. Peak spoke to Adweek about his current work with GroupM Interaction North America COO John Montgomery.
"Existing laws fail to provide adequate protections for American intellectual property and enforcement against known rogue sites
has been inadequate."
Last year, in the bitter battle over anti-piracy legislation, MPAA chairman Chris Dodd dinged Google for claiming it couldn't do more to combat piracy from rogue sites
residents from accessing foreign rogue sites
with overseas domain names that could not be seized (see "Going Rogue," InsideCounsel, February 2011).
Companies like LimeWire and those challenging the legality of "rogue sites
" legislation on Capitol Hill have also argued that file-sharing or "locker" sites can be used for legitimate purposes as well as to share copyrighted works.
The rogue sites
themselves are torn down, sometimes in a matter of hours, often before they are even noticed.