I really don't think its as big of a deal as some of you are making it. Its his site, he can do whatever he wants. And I think if you really want it back, there are probably more productive ways of trying to get it back than what is happening in this thread. Are you trying to convince him to give it back, or trying to piss him off?
I'm thinking of an old adage about attracting flies with honey instead of vinegar?