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  • DOJ releases Megaupload discussions about mass infringement

    Employees of the online file storage service Megaupload discussed widespread copyright infringement on the site in internal communications released Friday by the U.S. Department of Justice.

    Written by Grant Gross20 Dec. 13 19:28
  • Megaupload's lawyers: DOJ's charges have no basis in law

    The U.S. Department of Justice's copyright infringement case against file storage service Megaupload is "prosecutorial overreach" based on a misreading of U.S. law, the site's lawyers argue in a white paper released Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross07 May 13 16:37
  • US DOJ did not entrap Megaupload, the agency says

    The U.S. Department of Justice did not mislead a court and attempt to entrap file storage site Megaupload on copyright infringement charges, the agency said in a new filing in the case.

    Written by Grant Gross14 Jan. 13 21:06
  • DOJ: Dotcom could face new charges if he launches new service

    Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom could violate the terms of his bail, or face new criminal charges, if he launches a new file-sharing and storage service as planned, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing this week.

    Written by Grant Gross26 Oct. 12 16:52