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Submission + - FBI: Megaupload.com shut down, workers jailed (networkworld.com)

coondoggie writes: "The US Department of Justice today said it charged seven people and two corporations with running what it called an international organized criminal enterprise allegedly responsible for massive worldwide online piracy of numerous types of copyrighted works. The DoJ stated that through the company known as Megaupload.com and other related sites, the group has generated more than $175 million in criminal proceeds and cost copyright holders more than half a billion dollars."
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FBI: Megaupload.com shut down, workers jailed

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