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Government Would Like To Erase All Of Seized Megaupload Files

A federal judge in Alexandria is holding a hearing next week on what to do with the 1,100 servers that store Megaupload’s files, after a government takeover of the illegally pirating site. The government says for people that lost legitimate files, well…tough luck.


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Feds Shut Down Global File-Sharing Site For Violating Piracy Laws

One of the world’s largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.



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