New Zealand: New evidence about US operation to shut down Megaupload

New Zealand: New evidence about US operation to shut down Megaupload
  By John Braddock
7 July 2012
Documentary evidence has been uncovered showing that American film industry executives worked closely with the Obama administration to take down the filesharing website Megaupload.
The site’s founder, Kim Dotcom, a German-born New Zealand resident, and three business associates appeared in a New Zealand court last week, prior to extradition hearings next month. The US Justice Department is seeking their extradition to the US on charges of copyright infringement, racketeering and money laundering through Megaupload, which once carried about 4 percent of the world’s Internet traffic


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