FYI, anyone see this? Megaupload.com busted

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    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — One of the world’s largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.

    An indictment accuses Megaupload.com of costing copyright holders more than $500 million in lost revenue from pirated films and other content. The indictment was unsealed one day after websites including Wikipedia and Craigslist shut down in protest of two congressional proposals intended to thwart online piracy.



    Read more: http://techland.time.com/2012/01/19...pload-com-file-sharing-website/#ixzz1jxqfOTK6
     
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    How could anyone miss this, it's all over the internet!
     
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    SOPA will not pass, it will be all fine in the end.
     
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