Stormfront, an international supremacist web forum, appears to have been seized by its website host, Network Solutions, LLC.
The forum disappeared Friday. WhoIs, a web service that tracks site ownership, reported the Stormfront domain’s status as “under hold.”
According to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a nonprofit that coordinates name spaces on the Internet, a hold status is an uncommon status that indicates a site is under legal dispute or about to be deleted.
Network Solutions has also prohibited Stormfront from updating, transferring or deleting its web forum on its own. That means Stormfront’s web masters cannot re-introduce the site on another domain.
Should Network Solutions go through with deleting the website itself, any re-emerging version would have to start from scratch. 
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has claimed responsibility for the site’s removal. Executive Director Kristen Clarke said in an email that the nonprofit group has “taken action against Stormfront.”
“Their website is a vehicle …
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