disclose.tv domain seized by Feds

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In one of these threads several days ago someone posted a video supposedly showing a UFO or UFO's. It was on http://www.disclose.tv/.

I had other things going on so I kept the tab open in my browser for days, waiting for a good time to watch it. I guess I waited too long. Today there's a notice that the site has been seized by the United States Department of Internet Security Terrorism Task Force and the European Allied Command Operations.

Hmm... maybe they had something the Feds thought was a little too good.

Go check out the warning, it's obviously meant to intimidate people.
  • Profile picture of the author GMT
    Without visiting it did the site have a bunch of pirated shows or something or was just this alien documentary?
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    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
      Originally Posted by GMT View Post

      Without visiting it did the site have a bunch of pirated shows or something or was just this alien documentary?
      I don't know, that purported alien video was the only page I've ever been to on the site. I'd never heard of it before.

      I'm guessing it had some pirated something, but that's just a guess. Maybe someone will pop in here that knows more about the place.
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  • Profile picture of the author GMT
    The internet security thing doesn't sound like the typical copyright infringment message that display, but i'm not that verse in such areas so I wouldn't know. I'm sure aliens exist, hard for them not to, I just hope they're friendlies
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    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
      Originally Posted by GMT View Post

      The internet security thing doesn't sound like the typical copyright infringment message that display, but i'm not that verse in such areas so I wouldn't know. I'm sure aliens exist, hard for them not to, I just hope they're friendlies
      I think they exist too, but I'm not convinced they are visiting our planet.
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  • Profile picture of the author TLTheLiberator
    It is a most unusual step for the feds to take.

    Very interesting situation.


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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    WTF? Now I want to know what was on that site. That's not about pirating. I don't like what I'm seeing there one damned bit.
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    • Profile picture of the author EnglishJake
      Hmmm... This is very interesting. Most likely just coincidence, but it definitely gets the mind wondering!
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    • Profile picture of the author Dave Patterson
      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      WTF? Now I want to know what was on that site. That's not about pirating. I don't like what I'm seeing there one damned bit.
      Hmmmm....

      disclose.tv Under Attack?... Is ATS NEXT????, page 1
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      • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
        Originally Posted by Dave Patterson View Post

        There's another thread on that forum claiming it is a hoax, which I'm inclined to believe.

        DiscloseTV SEIZED by United States Department of Internet Security Terrorism Task Force and the Euro, page 1

        First, "Terror Attorney". Does such a position actually exist? Second, "District Of Maryland". Is there a District Of Maryland? Third, the site features UFO videos. I really can't see any terror/alien conection myself. There's a ton of sites out there featuring UFO videos, including YouTube. Why would they single that one out?

        The ATS forum is a better target for the authorities than DTV given some of the stuff on there. Some of it is thought provoking, and some of it is just plain batsh*t crazy.
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        • Profile picture of the author Kay King
          It's a hoax.

          Really - did you ever hear of the "U.S. Terror Attorney's Office"???

          Stunts like this get comments from people who say "they are shutting down 'truth sites'" - people who will see a conspiracy anywhere they look.
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          • Profile picture of the author HeySal
            Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

            It's a hoax.

            Really - did you ever hear of the "U.S. Terror Attorney's Office"???

            Stunts like this get comments from people who say "they are shutting down 'truth sites'" - people who will see a conspiracy anywhere they look.
            No actually I haven't. But I never heard of Czars in the US until a few years ago - and the DHS has all sorts of strange things going on. Until recently I never heard of our gov considering people who regard the Bill of Rights as "homegrown terrorist" suspects either.

            When nothing makes sense anymore - everything makes sense.

            When there are real sites being shut down along with legislation that will allow more sites to be taken down and for more trivial reasons, why is it so strange to think that a site might be taken down?

            I'm sure there are some conspiracy theories still floating around here and there - but NOT seeing conspiracies ANYWHERE in this date and time is called DENIAL.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
      Originally Posted by Ashera View Post

      Unfortunately, clicking on the videos (the ones I tried anyway) only bring up notice about not having the page archived with a web address for the "seized" page.

      @bravo - I'd probably lean more to the hoax than a hack job. Hackers usually want credit for their mischief. Plus enough time has passed they could have fixed it by now, or at least changed the message.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dave Patterson
        Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

        Unfortunately, clicking on the videos (the ones I tried anyway) only bring up notice about not having the page archived with a web address for the "seized" page.
        I found the last video on another site they had posted just before the "seizure"...something about UFO's and aliens I think.

        It was 1:19. Since my attention span is only about 3 minutes today I didn't bother watching...
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      • Profile picture of the author bravo75
        Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

        Unfortunately, clicking on the videos (the ones I tried anyway) only bring up notice about not having the page archived with a web address for the "seized" page.

        @bravo - I'd probably lean more to the hoax than a hack job. Hackers usually want credit for their mischief. Plus enough time has passed they could have fixed it by now, or at least changed the message.
        You might be right. Just doesn't make any sense that such a popular site would hoax their visitors and losing tons of money in ad revenues.:confused:
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    Heysal is RIGHT! A LOT of old knowledge is *****WORTHLESS*****! There are NEW countries, NEW government offices, etc... And NOBODY ever knew them all ANYWAY!

    TV is tuvalu which is a UK possession. Tuvalu or the UK probably had preliminary control and jurisdiction.

    BTW there WAS to be an internet security task force created! Remember that bill to control the internet?

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    • Profile picture of the author ThomM
      Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

      There's another thread on that forum claiming it is a hoax, which I'm inclined to believe.

      DiscloseTV SEIZED by United States Department of Internet Security Terrorism Task Force and the Euro, page 1

      First, "Terror Attorney". Does such a position actually exist? Second, "District Of Maryland". Is there a District Of Maryland? Third, the site features UFO videos. I really can't see any terror/alien conection myself. There's a ton of sites out there featuring UFO videos, including YouTube. Why would they single that one out?

      The ATS forum is a better target for the authorities than DTV given some of the stuff on there. Some of it is thought provoking, and some of it is just plain batsh*t crazy.
      Yes. With the A.G. it's common to call states or parts of states districts.
      See the link below.
      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      It's a hoax.

      Really - did you ever hear of the "U.S. Terror Attorney's Office"???

      Stunts like this get comments from people who say "they are shutting down 'truth sites'" - people who will see a conspiracy anywhere they look.
      If it existed I would think it would be listed here.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
        The "U.S. Terror Attorney's Office" does sound kind of hokey, but then, there are a LOT of things about the gub'ment that don't seem right to me. It could just be a misstated agency name. Whoever is responsible for posting those notices surely isn't very high up in the chain of command.

        I'm not convinced it's real, nor am I convinced it's fake at this point. But if I had to bet money on it I'd probably go with the hoax notion just because of that U.S. Terror Attorney's Office bit.
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        • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
          Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post


          I'm not convinced it's real, nor am I convinced it's fake at this point. But if I had to bet money on it I'd probably go with the hoax notion just because of that U.S. Terror Attorney's Office bit.
          Well how about the part where it says its investigating the members , and host, ect

          When the Gov is on your ass .... especially in the investigative stage, they generally don't announce it.

          I am kinda laughing at the thought of how many people are currently
          crapping them selves, and throwing their hard drives away.

          Which is exactly why the Gov would not make a statement like that.

          just my 2 cents
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      • Profile picture of the author seasoned
        Originally Posted by ThomM View Post

        Yes. With the A.G. it's common to call states or parts of states districts.
        See the link below.

        If it existed I would think it would be listed here.
        USDOJ: US Attorney's Office - NH - ANTI-TERRORISM ADVISORY COUNCIL
        Actually, Washington DC is sometimes called DELMARVA! MAR=MARYLAND! And a district is a political entity that can be smaller than a city, or contain parts of, and possibly whole, cities.

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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    Excellent point, Ken. You've got me leaning even farther toward the hoax conclusion.
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  • Profile picture of the author bravo75
    Looks more like the site has been hacked to me.

    Quote from abovetopsecret.com

    There is no "United States Department of Internet Security Terrorism Task Force"

    There is no "US Terror Attorney"

    There is no "International Website Seizure Act"

    Not even a "European Allied Command Operations"

    This is obviously a joke.


    Notice how the "seized" domain still points to their original IP, not some redirected gov. IP? (traceroute still goes to 87.230.55.33 - ds87-230-55-33.dedicated.hosteurope.de)

    There's also no such thing as a "US Terror Attorney".
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  • Profile picture of the author bravo75
    I think it's probably a "site undergoing maintenance" page. In a cool mind **** type conspiracy style.
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    • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
      Originally Posted by bravo75 View Post

      I think it's probably a "site undergoing maintenance" page. In a cool mind **** type conspiracy style.
      That's exactly what i am thinking.

      If not that, perhaps publicity stunt.
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    BTW the government often DOES flag sites that have been siezed!
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    Well there is another SOPA style bill coming at us and, although I haven't personally read it yet, it's supposed to be more about censorship than anything else.........so I'm thinkin'

    That page is to get people's attention - and then in a day or two they will tell about how if this bill goes through it would have been a real circumstance. Right now there are people talking about the "seizure" all over the web, so they have gotten the publicity.........next comes the punchline.
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  • Profile picture of the author LarryC
    This certainly appears to be a hoax. But, if you want to think conspiratorially, it could be a real agency taking down an alternative site -pretending to be hackers who are pretending to be a government agency!
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  • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
    I do not believe for one minute that the Feds did this. I more inclined to believe it was a hoax that a lot of you have fallen for. The tin foil hats should be taken off.
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  • Profile picture of the author Don Schenk
    April 1st a little late. Disclose.tv's calander is a little off. Maybe the clock battery in their server is running at a low voltage, or their system can't display a number 14, so they think today is April 1_, 2012.

    :-Don
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      Update: None of the information on this take down notice is valid. News World Wide has sent an email to the domain register asking why there site is down. We have not heard back from them yet. I will update this post as this story develops.
      From Breaking: Disclose TV Com Is Taken Down by a Strange Group Called The United States Department of Internet Security! « News Worldwide
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      • Profile picture of the author Kay King
        I love some of the blog comments about this:

        "They are shutting down "truth" sites - things are really going to get bad now"

        Ooookaaay...a little paranoia going there if that's a "truth site"

        Found several sites where the shutdown claims have been removed - maybe it was an extraterrestrial DDOS attack?
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  • Profile picture of the author bravo75
    They're back. They give a pretty detailed explanation as well.

    http://www.disclose.tv/forum/the-dis...ed-t70874.html
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      Originally Posted by bravo75 View Post

      They're back. They give a pretty detailed explanation as well.

      THE DISCLOSE TV TAKE DOWN, EXPLAINED!!! : Website & Forum
      lol ... I believed it to be a hoax because none of the entities or the law 23 USC 981, actually exists when you Google them. But they certainly did create a ruckus in Google. The conspiracy theory site created hundreds of conspiracy theories about their takedown, some even "reporting" that 74 takedowns had recently occurred to "conspiracy theory and UFO sites".

      They did have the perfect audience for this kind of hoax.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    You guys wanna hoax them back? Everyone go edit your posts and change your comments to indicate you knew it was a hoax all along. Delete anyone you quoted. Then we send them the URL.
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    Well nuts. It never made it to my list of stuff to talk about anywhere else, Dennis.

    I would think, though, that their loyal readers might be a little miffed at the condescending attitude a site that posts info of the nature they do has slapped them in the face with. Not thinkin' it was the most brilliant move they could have made.
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  • Profile picture of the author candoit2
    It is a hoax perpetrated by the Aliens themselves. If it was a human hoax, it would have spelling mistakes and bad grammar. :-)
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