EFF helps Megaupload users retrieve their non-infringing files

Rick

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Last week, cyberlocker service Megaupload was shut down and its executives were arrested. Consequently, the now defunct site is poised to have its hosted files forcibly erased. However, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has…

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AmpFeare

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idk why the megauploaders were even arrested, all they did was create the site and paid companies to host servers for them. this is what every company like this does. the owners of the site had no control of what people were uploading, the people owning the servers it was all being uploaded to did. yes they owned the website, but they didnt own the devices that had all this illegal content on it. so whyre they in jail
 

Mindwraith

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ampfeare said:
idk why the megauploaders were even arrested, all they did was create the site and paid companies to host servers for them. this is what every company like this does. the owners of the site had no control of what people were uploading, the people owning the servers it was all being uploaded to did. yes they owned the website, but they didnt own the devices that had all this illegal content on it. so whyre they in jail
actually the particular owners of Megaupload were pretty hardcore criminals, outside of what they were doing with Megaupload. but there's no need for other file sharing sites to shut down if they're innocent.
 

NTAPRO

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ampfeare said:
idk why the megauploaders were even arrested, all they did was create the site and paid companies to host servers for them. this is what every company like this does. the owners of the site had no control of what people were uploading, the people owning the servers it was all being uploaded to did. yes they owned the website, but they didnt own the devices that had all this illegal content on it. so whyre they in jail
Fail -_-
 

Rick

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NTAPRO said:
ampfeare said:
idk why the megauploaders were even arrested, all they did was create the site and paid companies to host servers for them. this is what every company like this does. the owners of the site had no control of what people were uploading, the people owning the servers it was all being uploaded to did. yes they owned the website, but they didnt own the devices that had all this illegal content on it. so whyre they in jail
Fail -_-
Haha... yeah...