A suspected Islamic State website shut down by Iceland authorities was registered to a private box in an upmarket Auckland suburb.
Iceland closed down a terrorist website believed to be used by jihadist organisation, according to the authority responsible for the country’s internet domain name ‘.is’, Agence France-Presse reported.
The site “khilafah.is” – which internet in Iceland Inc (ISNIC) said was run by a group calling itself Islamic State – was traced back to a web hosting company in Iceland at the weekend.
It was believed to have been online since mid-September.
The address listed on its domain registration is a private box in Farnham St, Parnell. ISNIC said it had “suspended domains that were used for the website of a known terrorist organisation”.
Several other websites with similar names which IS militants claim to have established in parts of Iraq and Syria already exist in other countries and without clear links to the group, AFP said.
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