MPAA Wants Server Content Kept Out Of Megaupload's Hands

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT) -- The Motion Picture Association of America on Monday urged a Virginia federal court to reject a bid to release all content still locked in Megaupload Ltd. servers seized by prosecutors, saying the move posed a significant risk to member studios’ copyrights.

The MPAA — which represents studios such as Paramount Pictures Corp., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures — is asking that the court refuse to authorize the unfettered return of content from Web hosting provider Carpathia Hosting Inc. to Megaupload, its...
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