Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jan 2012 23:00 UTC
Legal And bam, MegaUpload.com is no more. The FBI has arrested four people behind the popular file-sharing website, and is looking for three more, in a worlwide investigation into the website. Apparently, the site is super-dangerous - the indictment behind the arrests minces no words. As a countermeasure, people claiming to be from Anonymous took down the websites of ViaCom and the Department of Justice. Update: Ars has analysed the indictment. It's pretty damning, but does have a few weird odds and ends. Update II: And more and more sites are falling by Anonymous' hands. Largest operation in their history.
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FYI...
by jvxp on Fri 20th Jan 2012 08:34 UTC
jvxp
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2012-01-19

... Mr Schmitz has a already a criminal record. And he must be used to be extradited. He got arrested in 2002 in Thailand. And that time it was the german goverment, NOT the FBI, that wanted him back to put him in prison.

http://www.economypoint.org/k/kim-schmitz.html


And the indictment was filed on Jan. 5, so it took NZ officals two weeks to look into it. These are usual international relations and have nothing to do with "US law is now international law"

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RE: FYI...
by Soulbender on Fri 20th Jan 2012 16:28 in reply to "FYI..."
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

And the indictment was filed on Jan. 5, so it took NZ officals two weeks to look into it


I had hoped that the NZ immigration would check these things before granting anyone permanent residency...

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