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News: 7 Charged as F.B.I. Closes a Top File-Sharing Site

Posted by admin on Jan 20, 2012 8:06:00 AM
In what the federal authorities on Thursday called one of the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought, the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized the Web site Megaupload and charged seven people connected with it with running an international enterprise based on Internet piracy.

Coming just a day after civil protests in the United States over proposed antipiracy bills, the arrests were greeted almost immediately with digital Molotov cocktails.

For the complete story, please visit The New York Times.

Topics: Digital Media