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Submission + - Megaupload busted! (kartoo.com)

GPLHost-Thomas writes: "Kartoo and Seek.fr (French, linking also to an anti-SOPA youtube video from the Anonymous group) are reporting that the Department of Justice announced Thursday that it has conducted a major (world wide) action to shut down MegaUpload, a popular file-sharing site widely used for free downloads of movies and television shows.
Justice Department indictment of MegaUpload After receiving indictments from a grand jury in Virginia for racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy to commit copyright infringement and other charges on Jan. 5, federal authorities on Thursday arrested four people and executed more than 20 search warrants in the U.S. and eight foreign countries, seizing 18 domain names and an estimated $50 million in assets, including servers run in Virginia and Washington, D.C."

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