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New Zealand Calls For FBI Evidence In Megaupload Case
2012-08-17 13:10:38

A New Zealand court on Thursday ruled that US authorities must show evidential proof of any copyright breaches and internet piracy against Mr. Kim Dotcom, the founder-in-hiding of now defunct Megaupload.com...

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2012-07-18 18:35:43

The judge overseeing the extradition case of the eccentric Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has just stepped away from the case after calling the U.S. the “enemy.”

Wikipedia Founder Petitions Against Extradition Of 'Next Big Thing'
2012-06-25 13:54:05

Despite having no charges placed against him in his home country, Richard O’Dwyer, the Sheffield student responsible for the now defunct TVShack.net website, is facing extradition to US to be charged for copyright infringement.

UK Supreme Court Upholds Decision To Extradite WikiLeaks Founder
2012-05-30 12:46:41

Britain’s highest court upheld a Swedish request today to extradite Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. This is the latest move in Assange’s legal struggle and possibly one of the last, as he is running out of options with which to maneuver.

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2012-03-14 08:09:52

Richard O’Dwyer, a 23-year old computer science student at Sheffield Hallam University is being extradited to the U.S. and faces up to 10 years in a U.S. prison for his alleged crimes.

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2011-12-05 10:06:57

Julian Assange today won the right to ask Britain’s Supreme Court to hear his case, prolonging his stay in Britain.

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2011-02-07 06:20:00

A London court will be the showdown location for the computer hacker turned secrets leaker Julian Assange who Sweden wants to extradite to face sex crimes allegations.

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2011-01-14 06:00:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in comments published on Thursday, has attacked China calling it the “technological enemy” of the whistleblower website because of its aggressive Internet censorship.

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2009-09-29 11:40:28

Roman Polanski's French lawyer says the filmmaker is fighting extradition to the United States to face charges in a 1977 child sex case. Polanski, 76, was arrested in Switzerland during the weekend after U.S.

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2009-06-09 12:35:00

The British High Court has heard that a computer hacker who targeted NASA should be tried in the UK and not the US because his mental state is so fragile.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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