Thursday, 3 May 2012
US government using copyright infringement to take over the Internet?
The MegaUpload scandal is a perfect example of how the US government doesn't let anyone get in their way of going after cases of alleged copyright infringement. The US government bypassed criminal courts and went after MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom, seizing his assets last year after a high-profile raid of his New Zealand compound - and now America is seeking his extradition to the US. Julie Samuels, staff attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, joins us with more on the case and how this could affect the Internet.
Posted by Irishgreeneyes at 19:41