Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st May 2012 15:19 UTC
Legal "Megaupload is challenging the U.S. Government's possession of millions of dollars in assets it seized from the company and its operators in January. The newly-filed and eye-opening motion slams the U.S. for holding the defendants liable for alleged offenses that aren't even a crime, ignoring laws designed to offer them protection, failing to provide any detail whatsoever on alleged infringements, and pushing U.S. law far beyond its borders." I'm sure Megaupload wasn't exactly a fluffy bunny organisation, but rarely have I seen a government screw up so badly, and so publicly.
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the US government does not screw up
by jabbotts on Thu 31st May 2012 19:22 UTC
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They just have not yet changed the laws and applied them retroactively.

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