US Govt. Objects To Megaupload Hiring Top Law Firm

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I just read this interesting article on Torrentfreak. I was under the impression that the Megaupload chaps are being charged with racketeering not copyright infringement. I wonder how the US court system is going to handle this. Watch this space because its going to get interesting.

Last week it was revealed that Megaupload had retained the services of Andrew Schapiro, the lawyer who led YouTube to a summary judgment in its copyright trial against Viacom. But now the US government has filed papers objecting to Schapiro’s law firm working on Megaupload’s defense, citing conflicts of interest involving Google, YouTube, Disney, Fox and other movie, TV show and software companies.

Read the whole article @ TorrentFreak


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