Latest Department of Justice Stories

More Charges, More Details Revealed In Megaupload Case
2012-02-19 05:31:27

The U.S. Department of Justice revealed new information about Megaupload.com on Friday, one day after a revised indictment in a Virginia courtroom revealed that the file-sharing website and its founder, Kim Dotcom, would be facing additional charges for copyright infringement and wire fraud. According to Bloomberg reporter Karen Gullo, Dotcom was hit with three new copyright-related counts and five additional counts of wire fraud related to "allegedly running an illegal enterprise for five...

Popular BitTorrent Site Shuts Down
2012-02-07 05:28:07

In the wake of the forced shutdown of the popular BitTorrent website MegaUpload and the aggressive prosecution of its founders some two weeks ago, another site BTJunkie has closed its digital doors amid fears of similar reprisals from federal prosecutors. In a statement to users on its website, BTJunkie explained that the move was quasi-voluntary. “This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but we´ve decided to voluntarily shut down. We´ve...

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