Megaupload Seeks Dismissal, Funds In Piracy Case

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 10:42 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for alleged piracy website Megaupload.com asked a Virginia federal court Wednesday to dismiss the case against their client for lack of jurisdiction, and to release assets held by the federal government to use for the company's legal defense and to resolve concerns over server data preservation.

Along with a motion to make special appearances on behalf of Megaupload and its principals, who have not yet entered appearances in the case, attorneys from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and the Rothken Law Firm asked the...
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