Megaupload has no rights? US broke its own rules by going after Internet giant

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  1. dukect45
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    Interesting news isn't

    Megaupload has no rights? US broke its own rules by going after Internet giant — RT
     
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    Interesting news? No, not really...
     
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    Yep not really Megaupload was violating copyright laws all over the place.
     
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    MegaUpload didn't violate ANY copyright laws. The people who kept files on their servers? Well that's a different matter.

    MegaUpload sold storage space. That's all. They have a procedure for removing copyrighted materials off their servers and much of it was.

    If I'm renting storage space to someone who is using it to keep stolen goods in, I wouldn't be responsible for that crime now would I?

    Neither is MegaUpload.
     
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    Megaupload wins one in NZ court...
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    Megaupload wins access to data seized in police raid
    31 May 2013 > Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has won access to evidence seized during raids on the file storage service.

     
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    Kim Dotcom dodges U.S. authorities...

    U.S. loses bid to revoke Megaupload founder's bail conditions
    Mon Dec 1, 2014 - U.S. authorities have lost a motion to have cyber fugitive Kim Dotcom remanded in custody in New Zealand before his extradition hearing to face internet piracy charges in the United States.
     
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    I have a right to download all the music and movies I damn well please! ;)
     
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    Typical fucking negro. Taking whatever the hell he wants without any regard for anything.

    Go back to Africa.
     
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    When did you become a bigoted idiot?
     
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    Megaupload was a site
    Bullshit. Megaupload was a site that was created by a known hacker hiding under multiple aliases for the sole purpose of stealing copyrighted content. Well in all fairness if I was a 300 pound fat man and my name were Kim Schmitz I would probably hide it too. In any case it was always about stealing. And now he has started another site called Mega. Hopefully they will shut that one down too.
     

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