Megaupload Says Feds Duped Court To Get Key Warrants

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 2:04 PM EST) -- Megaupload Ltd., accused of illegally allowing its users to share copyrighted files, on Wednesday claimed the U.S. misled a Virginia federal judge in order to obtain warrants used to search computer servers it was using and seize its domain names.

Megaupload in June 2010 complied with the government's request to assist in its investigation and collect and preserve evidence of the allegedly infringing files, unaware that it was the target of the government's probe, the company said in a court filing.

In January 2012, the government...
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