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Copyrights: Legal hurdles to retrieving files from Megaupload

Copyrights: Legal hurdles to retrieving files from Megaupload | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Megaupload users got a temporary reprieve this week when the companies that hosted the site's servers, Carpathia Hosting and Cogent Communications, agreed not to delete any Megaupload data for at least two weeks.
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If the feds can shut down Megaupload, why do we need SOPA?

If the feds can shut down Megaupload, why do we need SOPA? | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act say it's needed to combat "rogue sites." Yet Megaupload got shut down under existing laws. Does the Megaupload raid prove SOPA is unnecessary, or not?
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Feds Shut Down Megaupload.com File-Sharing Website | Techland | TIME.com

Feds Shut Down Megaupload.com File-Sharing Website | Techland | TIME.com | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
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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TechCrunch | Pirate Parties Organizing Lawsuit Against FBI Over Megaupload Takedown

TechCrunch | Pirate Parties Organizing Lawsuit Against FBI Over Megaupload Takedown | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
The Megaupload troubles make for interesting discussion because there is much to be said on both sides. Whether the illegal aspects of the network "outweigh" the legal aspects is a question that will be discussed for months and perhaps years.
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Anonymous downs government, music industry sites in largest attack ever — RT

Anonymous downs government, music industry sites in largest attack ever — RT | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Hacktivists with the collective Anonymous are waging an attack on the website for the White House after successfully breaking the sites for the FBI, Department of Justice, Universal Music Group, RIAA and Motion Picture Association of America.
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