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Although the overweight, flamboyant former hacker – who legally changed his name to Dotcom from Shmitz – had convictions from his native Germany, he was able to settle in Auckland after investing $10 million in New Zealand government bonds in 2010.
Originally posted by DaveBates
Hi all you good people, Why are the lawmakers not considering prosecutions on top file sharing companies like CNET \ C.B.S, Limewire, Microsoft, Disney to name but a few ? who have distributed software to be able to download your favourite stuff !! Then use all this cash to pressure congress to prosecute the very same people who use this software to download their content ??? Very strange greedy for power world eh !! I post this MUST SEE link www.youtube.com...
Why a company such as Megaupload is chosen from one of the smaller populated countries on the planet ? be made an example of ..... and not the biggest software and filesharing companies operating within the USA.?
kind regards Dave Bates
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
If I had important work files and I lost them, I would sue the crap out of the government for millions. Lots of people store important files
The only thing i can understand is download media that isn't available. Movies that aren't released on DVD/BR, games that aren't available (I like MAME, nobody can expect anyone to buy hundreds of arcade boards) and so on. I do it too, otherwise i would've never seen Turkish Star Wars and never seen anything from Smoky Mountain Wrestling. That's a whole different area. If it isn' officially available, download it.
Originally posted by MidnightTide
reply to post by ThinkB4uSpeak
Like they are going to care about that, they didn't even wait for the laws to be passed to do what they did. People, if you want to do something, its going to have to be in person - not some internet petition.
Originally posted by arwefree
This is terrible! They stole all documents, as well as all databases of all users who used megaupload EVER. Anyone that has ever downloaded a copyrighted file over megaupload is now in the hands of the US government, and they have the right to press charges to each and everyone of you, regardless of where you're located, so long as you used megaupload! And statistics show about 25% of the internet in fact used megaupload, so that's alot of potentially arrested people.