Most of us think of watch-listing as a fool’s errand in the air travel context. Well, here’s a story of how it can wreak havoc (more accurately, deny free speech and due process) in the context of Web domains.
The U.S. Treasury Department’s OFAC list (for Office of Foreign Asset Control) is a list of people and entities that U.S. entities can’t do business with. Because doing business with them would be support for the terrorists.
Oh, and support for travel agents specializing in getting Europeans to Cuba.