Megaupload Attys Say Feds Violating Due Process

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 2:06 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors have not allowed alleged piracy website to mount a proper defense to criminal copyright charges since they were filed in January, attorneys for the defunct site told a Virginia federal judge Thursday, saying the indictment should be tossed.

Attorneys for the Rothken Law Firm and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP asked U.S. District Judge Liam O'Grady for permission to make a "special" appearance on behalf of Megaupload and its founder, Kim Dotcom, who is awaiting extradition to the U.S. They say the...
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