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writes: Today, "Federal prosecutors in Virginia have shut down one of the world's largest file-sharing sites, Megaupload.com, and charged its founder and others with violating piracy laws."
The indictment given to Megaupload cites over $500 million in lost revenue from stolen intellectual-property.
Even though SOPA has drawn insurmountable criticism from both citizens and the White House, it would seem as if the US needs less of a reason everyday to not need it passed anyway.
writes: Feds "said in a Tuesday statement that detailed analysis by DHS and the FBI found no evidence of a cyber intrusion or any malicious activity."
But hasn't a hacker already come forward with an 'official' Pastebin post?
It seems we will have to choose between whether we trust the government or trust the internet folk.
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