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Jotform.com, the domain name of a business providing hosting for online forms, has been seized by the Secret Service, essentially gutting the company’s business.

The Wednesday seizure of JotForm.com, with the assistance of the domain name’s registrar, GoDaddy, disabled about 2 million JotForm.com forms, said Aytekin Tank, the site’s founder. The embeddable forms are hosted by the company and let sites quickly put up contact and sign-up forms online.

GoDaddy told Wired it took the site down at the request of law enforcement.

Tank has informed its “hundreds of thousands of users” in a blog post to alter their form URLs to jotform.net, which should revive a customer’s hosted forms.

“They have disabled the DNS without any prior notice or request,” Tank said of GoDaddy. “They have told us the domain name was suspended as part of an ongoing law enforcement investigation.”

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The agency did not immediately respond to Wired’s request for comment.
Secret Service Seizes JotForm.com, Nuking Millions of Online Forms (Updated) | Threat Level | Wired.com
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